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Sanford Harling, 12, died during heroic act here.

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Sanford Harling, 12, died during heroic act here.

Sanford Man-Man Harling, III, age 12, died in a house fire here on February 6, 2016. The house was engulfed in flames, he escaped, but believed that his father, who was recovering from surgery, was still inside. He went back inside to rescue him and was killed by the fire. He did not know that his father had escaped by jumping out a second story window, breaking his back. Sanford Harling, III, is a true hero and inspiration. There are quite a few news stories on this tragedy online, including http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/boy-dies-saving-father-pa-house-fire-article-1.2523013.

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Location: Harling Residence , 1004 Markley Street , Markley St. and Wayne Ave., Norristown, Pennsylvania, 19401, United States
Listing Category: Deaths, Died Here, Disasters, Tragedies, Accidents, Fires, Fire Companies, Homes, Lives or Lived Here, Inspirational, Role Model, Solemn Cyber Plaques
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : There has been a memorial of flowers and notes on the porch here the last few days, commemorating the first anniversary of the tragic death of young Sanford Harling.
Date : 2017-02-10

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