A 7-year-old girl appeared to be dancing on an air conditioner when she fell three stories. If it wasn’t for bus driver Steven St. Bernard, she could have died.
St. Bernard tells Anderson Cooper he realized something was wrong when the girl started running toward him. “Every time I look at it I tear up,” St. Bernard says about the amateur video that captured him catching the falling child.
Now some are calling St. Bernard a hero, but he just shakes off the compliments. “Nah, that’s not a hero. I just saved a life that’s all,” he says. Although he injured a tendon in his left arm, he tells Anderson he wasn’t afraid of the fall.
“A lot of people around the country and around the world right now have you in their thoughts and think you’re just remarkable for what you did and I just wanna add my name to that list,” Anderson says to St. Bernard.
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