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Hugh Jackman helps free his kids from rip current

Actor Hugh Jackman helped free his children from a rip current at a Sydney beach, an Australian news station reported Saturday.

Australia's Nine News posted video of Jackman pulling the arm of a man who was holding onto a girl in the waters off the city's Bondi Beach.

Hugh Jackman rescues son from Bondi rip

JUST IN: #9News has obtained EXCLUSIVE vision of actor Hugh Jackman rescuing his son and another man from the surf at Bondi beach.Details: http://www.9news.com.au/entertainment/2016/03/26/18/47/hugh-jackman-rescues-son-and-others-from-rip-at-bondi

Posted by 9 News on Saturday, March 26, 2016

The man, who identified himself to the station as Peter Adam, said he was helping Jackman's daughter.

"He wasn't rescuing me," Adam told the station. "I was assisting him to get his daughter up to the sandbar. He then grabbed my hand to get us up."

The station reports that the video also appears to show Jackman helping his 15-year-old son.

A spokesperson for Jackman confirmed the incident to ABC News, saying that it looked "more dramatic than it was."

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