Posted December 27, 2017 3:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

Washington County sheriff’s Sgt. Aaron Thompson speaks at a press conference in Hurricane, Utah, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, following his rescue of an 8-year-old boy who fell into an icy pond in New Harmony on Monday. Authorities have not offered details about the boy’s condition but Thompson said at a news conference Tuesday that deputies were hopeful for the boy. (Alex Cabrero/The Deseret News via AP)

Being from Georgia, where we’re notorious for not having frozen ponds, lakes, or any water outside of an ice cube tray in the freezer, the idea of falling through the ice is terrifying. I can imagine that it’s worse for people who actually fall through the ice.

In Utah, however, when one boy fell through the ice, he had a guardian angel looking out for him. An angel wearing a badge.

Utah sheriff’s deputy said Tuesday he was desperate and numb from the cold as he punched and stomped his way into a frozen pond on Christmas Day to pull out an 8-year-old boy who had fallen through the ice while chasing his dog.

With cuts on his forearms, Washington County sheriff’s Sgt. Aaron Thompson said at a news conference that rescuers believe …Read the Rest

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