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— Jeff Black of Gentry became a hero when he and his wife Liz were on a Princess Cruise aboard the ship Ruby earlier this month.

According to Shirley Broadston, while disembarking in Granada, Black noticed a man - 70 and almost blind - fall overboard from another ship which was also unloading passengers there. Black quickly shoved his camera to his wife, dove overboard and rescued the man, saving his life.

As a result, he was treated like royalty for the rest of his cruise.

“I am so proud to have him for a friend and neighbor,” Broadston said.

News, Pages 1 on 12/23/2009

Print Headline: Gentry man becomes hero aboard cruise ship

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