Minnesota Cub Scout honored with heroism award

Antonio Vandal was given a national award for helping save his friend's life. The 10-year-old Cub Scout and his dad were on their first canoe trip in 2010 when a young boy without a lifejacket was tossed into the rushing Namekagon River. Antonio and his dad quickly came to the rescue and helped pull the boy to safety.
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Antonio Vandal of St. Paul was given a national award this weekend for helping save his friend's life. KARE 11 reports the 10-year-old Cub Scout and his dad were on their first canoe trip in 2010 when a young boy, without a life preserver, was tossed into the rushing Namekagon River. Antonio and his dad quickly came to the rescue and helped pull the boy to safety.

Checkout video (below) as Antonio receives his award:

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