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Officer drowns saving family from surging Sandy

After saving his father, girlfriend, baby and others, he drowned in his basement

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NEW YORK — A police officer drowned in his basement after saving seven members of his family from the rising surge of superstorm Sandy, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.

Artur Kasprzak, 28, who worked in Lower Manhattan, worked frantically to help his family, including his father, his girlfriend and their baby to the attic of their home on Staten Island.

Full story: Officer drowns saving family from surging Sandy

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Aaron Haber Aaron Haber Thursday, November 01, 2012 2:15:39 PM Another hero doing what they do best. RIP
Diane Madsen Diane Madsen Thursday, November 01, 2012 4:57:27 PM God bless his family
Barbara Crago McMahon Barbara Crago McMahon Thursday, November 01, 2012 10:32:08 PM How horrible for his family. He died doing what he loved to do. Help others RIP
Pam Conley Pam Conley Friday, November 02, 2012 7:31:46 AM Prayers for his family.

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