- D'Marié O'Connor was at the lake with his friends
- Being drunk, he jumped into the water and almost drowned
- Luckily, Max saved him
A US man has resorted to Twitter to find the stranger who saved him from drowning at a lake recently.
D'Marié O'Connor posted a photo of himself and a man he named Max, Briefly.co.za gathered. He wrote:
Hey Twitter, this is Max. Max saved me from drowning yesterday in the Lake. I don’t have Max’s Twitter but Max I appreciate you. Retweet until I find Max’s Twitter so I can buy him a drink.
In subsequent tweets, O'Connor explained what had happened. It turns out that he was drunk and he jumped into the water without thinking.
Although he knows how to swim, he realised the ledge was way too high once he was in the water. His friends didn't realise the dangerous situation he was in.
Fortunately for O'Connor, Max noticed him struggling and rescued him.
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O'Connor's tweet has received more than 3,300 retweets and 4,700 likes so far. His followers praised Max for coming to his rescue. See some of their reactions below.
It's unclear whether O'Connor has found Max or not. However, he would be well advised to stay away from the water whenever he's indulging in alcohol.
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