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Blind man, guide dog survive NYC subway fall

Blind man, guide dog survive NYC subway fall

HERO DOG: Orlando is being hailed as a hero. Photo: YouTube

A New York City man credits his guide dog for saving his life after he fainted and fell onto subway tracks on Tuesday, just as a train was approaching. The dog, Orlando, is credited with nudging his owner Cecil Williams into a space between the train and its rails, as at least one subway car rolled over them. Orlando walked away without a scratch and his owner was hospitalized with minor injuries.

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