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Quick-thinking Home Depot employee saves falling baby

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A Home Depot employee is being hailed a hero after catching a falling baby.

In the video footage, caught on the Anchorage store's cameras, 19-year-old Christopher Strickland is seen rushing toward a shopping cart as the infant's car seat tips over and the baby falls out.

The infant was left in the car seat on top of a shopping cart by his parents.

His manager, Brady Wilson, says Strickland's action brought tears to his eyes. 

Strickland will be awarded the Home Depot Angel Award, reserved for those who perform exceptional acts of heroism.


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