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Dramatic video shows refugee baby rescued from Aegean Sea

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This 18-month-old boy was rescued by fishermen Wednesday. Photo: NBC This 18-month-old boy was rescued by fishermen Wednesday. Photo: NBC
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According to Turkish news agency DHA, two fishermen who plucked an 18-month-old Syrian refugee from the Aegean Sea on Wednesday met with the boy and his mother Saturday.

The fishermen, identified as Recep Evran and Cenap Gumran, met with little Muhammed Hasan and his mother in Izmir, according to DHA.

Video footage of the rescue shows the two men rushing to save 18-month-old Muhammed's life. They were afraid he had drowned. The two men spied his life jacket and pulled him from the sea. DHA reports the boat carrying Muhammed sank while on the way to a nearby Greek island. 

The boy's mother thanked the fishermen for saving her son. Miraculously, Muhammed is now in good health according to NBC News.

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