Man saves family by swimming five hours


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A man from Maryland swam for five hours to find help for his family. The family was boating off the Eastern Shore of Maryland when their boat capsized during a strong storm

John Franklin Riggs scaled rocks on the shoreline after dark and then knocked at the first house he found after swimming for over three miles Wednesday.

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