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Fred Swigert

Fred Swigert

...It was his own daughter...

Fred Swigert, a city fireman, worked for three hours lifting bodies from the hold.  Then a diver handed him the body of a little girl.  Swigert placed the little body on a stretcher and looked closely at the child's features.  He gasped and fell unconscious across the body.  It was his own daughter.

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