Delroy Simmonds, a 30-year-old unemployed father of two, was on his way to a job interview on Monday when a gust of wind blew a baby stroller onto the subway tracks in Brooklyn. A crying baby was inside.
Without hesitation, Simmonds jumped onto the tracks to save bleeding nine-month-old David Zamara just before the train arrived.
"I jumped down and I snatched the baby up," Simmonds told NY Daily News. "The train was coming around the corner as I lifted the baby from the tracks. I really wasn't thinking."
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His heroic deed caused him to miss his interview.
On Wednesday, Simmonds was reunited with the baby he saved — right after accepting a new full-time job offer with a janitorial company.
"That's the little man that got me a job today," Delroy Simmonds said during a reunion with little Zamara and his mother, Maria, at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center where the child was treated for minor injuries.
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