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Session 110 (1993-1994) 

S*0325 Concurrent Resolution, By J.V. Smith, Bryan, T.W. Mitchell, 
H.S. Stilwell and Thomas
 A Concurrent Resolution commending Greenville County Firefighters Daryl Perry,
 Xavier Walker, and Pete Shaw for their exemplary courageNext and determination in
 rescuing an eight-year-old boy from an abandoned well.

   01/28/93  Senate Introduced, adopted, sent to House SJ-4
   02/02/93  House  Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence HJ-6



A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

COMMENDING GREENVILLE COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS DARYL PERRY, XAVIER WALKER, AND PETE SHAW FOR THEIR EXEMPLARY PreviousCOURAGENext AND DETERMINATION IN RESCUING AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD BOY FROM AN ABANDONED WELL.

Whereas, Michael Garigin, an eight-year-old Greenville boy, fell thirty feet into an abandoned earthen well during the Christmas holidays and feared for his life before help arrived; and

Whereas, Daryl Perry, a firefighter who works with the Wade Hampton Fire District in Greenville County, was lowered into the well wearing a rope harness to get young Michael while firefighters Xavier Walker and Pete Shaw held the rope; and

Whereas, when firefighter Perry took the boy in his arms, the rescuers at the top of the well pulled the two of them up to safety, accomplishing the rescue in only about ten minutes; and

Whereas, Mr. Perry's unmatched bravery and the outstanding effort and dedication of Messrs. Walker and Shaw combined to avert what could have become a genuine tragedy; and

Whereas, the action of these excellent firefighters in a crisis situation is highly deserving of recognition. Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:

That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, commends Greenville County firefighters Daryl Perry, Xavier Walker, and Pete Shaw for their exemplary Previouscourage and determination in rescuing an eight-year-old boy from an abandoned well.

Be it further resolved that copies of this resolution be forwarded to Messrs. Perry, Walker, and Shaw.

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