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New York bus driver talks girl off ledge

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 00:42

Oct. 30 - A New York bus driver stops a girl from jumping from expressway to hear death. All he did was offer the girl some comfort. Gavino Garay reports.

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A New York bus driver becomes a hero who saves this young woman. She was preparing to leap for her death over a busy expressway. He's encountered passengers of all kinds on the job, but this was an encounter he'd never forget. (SOUNDBITE) NEW YORK BUS DRIVER DARNELL BARTON SAYING: "It was meant to be. I was supposed to be there for her at that moment and I was." Surveillance video shows footage of the exchange between the two. His bus was reportedly full of high schoolers, who patiently waited for 20 minutes while he talked the girl off the ledge.

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New York bus driver talks girl off ledge

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 00:42