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Heroes honored for saving girl dragged in front of NYC subway train

October 5, 2019


>>> TWO GOOD SAMARITANS HELPED A YOUNG GIRL CRAWL OUT FROM UNDER A SUBWAY TRAIN. LITTLE DID THEY KNOW THAT THEIR MONDAY MORNING WOULD END WITH THIS ACT OF BRAVERY. THEY WERE HONORED FOR THE ACT. KEMBERLY RICHARDSON HAS THEIR STORY. >>Reporter: SELF-PROCLAIMED BATMAN AND ROBIN MET UNDER EXTREMELY DISTURBING CIRCUMSTANCES. >>I NEVER THINK ABOUT MY LIFE. I JUST ALWAYS I THINK ABOUT THE BABY. TO RESCUE THE BABY, TO PROTECT THE BABY. >>Reporter: THAT LITTLE GIRL UNDER A NUMBER 4 TRAIN. HE WAS TERRIFIED, SHAKING BUT ALIVE. THAT’S HIGH ROW AND AN ATTORNEY I HE THOUGHT OF HIS SON. >>I SAW HIM INSTANTLY. I SAW MY SON INSTANTLY. >>Reporter: MONDAY MORNING, JIRO WAS ON THE PLATFORM STANDING NEXT TO FERNIE AND HER FATHER. A MAN JUMPED IN FRONT OF THE TRAIN, PULLED HIS DAUGHTER WITH HIM. JIRO CLIMBED ON THE TRACKS, PRAYED THE GIRL WAS ALIVE. >>I SEE THE BABY MOVE THE HEAD. AND THEN I SAY, SHE IS OKAY. SHE’S STILL ALIVE. AND THEN IN OTHER SECONDS, SHE LOOKED AT DADDY AND SHE SAY, WHAT HAPPENED TO MY DADDY? >>Reporter: HE TOLD HER NOT TO LOOK. HER DAD WAS DEAD. >>I TOLD THE BABY, COME TO ME, COME LIKE A PUPPY. >>Reporter: THIS MAKES ME FURIOUS. WHILE THE MEN WERE DOWN ON THE TRACTS, ANTONIO HAD LEFT HIS BACK UP ON THE PLATFORM WITH MEDICATION IN AND OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS. SOMEONE TOOK IT! >>WE NEED THEM TO GIVE IT BACK! NO QUESTIONS ASKED. >>Reporter: BUT THIS WAS ABOUT SAYING THANK YOU. BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JUNIOR COMMENDING THEM FOR WHAT THEY DID. AS FOR JIRO THE CONSTRUCTION WORKER AFTER THIS HE HOPPED ON A “D” TRAIN AND WENT TO

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