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Toddler Falls Six Floors Unhurt

An 18-month-old boy in Paris fell out of a sixth-story apartment window Monday afternoon. He bounced off a canopy over a ground-floor cafe and into the arms of a doctor who was passing by!
The man who caught the boy was walking by with his wife and son, who spotted the boy falling.

Another witness told Le Figaro that the doctor positioned himself by the awning and caught the boy in his arms after he bounced off it.

The witness, Francois, said the boy cried a bit at first but quickly calmed down.

The doctor, identified as Philippe Benseniot by France Info, said it was pure luck.

"I was there at the right time," he told France Info.

The child was taken to a hospital but was found to be uninjured. Link -via Fortean Times

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I guess the bottom of the BBC article explains that:

Correction 4 November 2010: Following French media, we initially reported that the baby was a girl, but have corrected the story to say he was a boy.

So I'll change this post as well.
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