NewsNet 18 Sep 2020

8-Year-Old Girl Collects Donations For Fire Victims


As of Friday morning, the Valley Fire was burning at 17,093 acres with 91 percent containment. NewsNet's Danielle Radin reports.

17-year-old Maci Currin has the longest legs in the world, says the Guiness Book of World Records. She stands six-feet-ten-inches tall, and her legs alone measure four-feet-five-inches, accounting for 60% of her body height! But being tall isn't easy. When the Austin, Texas, teen lays in bed, her feet dangle over the end of the mattress! She also spends a lot of time ducking under door frames - and watching out for ceiling fans!
The New York Philharmonic recently performed a world premiere of a piece by a new composer, Grace Moore - a Brooklyn 7th grader who is just 12 years old. Moore composed the piece for the world-renowned symphony orchestra as part of it's Very Young Composers program, which teaches children how to create music. Introducing young, new composers is not the only way the Philharmonic is diversifying this year.
When Billie Rae spotted a shark stuck between some rocks, she knew she had to help. Without thinking, the brave little girl reached down into the water and freed the shark. But she didn't stop there. Many people would have likely hesitated to help the fish, but Billie didn't stop when she literally took the little guy out from between a rock and a hard place. In the end, both were smiling. Inside Edition Digital's Stephanie Officer explains.
A 4-year-old is now the youngest member of a Placentia, California firehouse because of the quick actions he took in order to save his little brother. Mason Ochoa was minted with the honor after he watched his little brother fall into the family's pool. "He saw a fast learner, so he learned to swim. He knows how to swim. So that helped us a lot because he's only four years old," their grandfather, Raul Velez, told KCBS. Inside Edition Digital's Stephanie Officer explains.

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