Teen's selfie stick saves her from drowning

Johns was swimming off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, US, accompanied by her father, Derrick, when a riptide hit them.

 

Music festivals, stadias and other public places might hate on selfie sticks but the device used by the vain can be very helpful in matters of life and death.

Believe it or not selfie stick has saved the life of a teenage girl, Erynn Johns, 16,

Johns was swimming off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, US, accompanied by her father, Derrick, when a riptide hit them.

Erynn Johns did not let go of her selfie stick while in the dangerous water current. Luckily, grabbed the stick and pulled her out to the shore. The unknown man then went back to rescue her father.

Father and daughter were taken to the hospital for recovery.

"I did a few tours overseas with the Marines, and I never felt that kind of fatigue or fear" said Derrick.

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