80 Beachgoers Form Human Chain To Rescue Family Caught In Rip Current

An estimated 80 people waded into the water to rescue nine others that became trapped.

A family has dozens of strangers to thank for their lives after the do-gooders reportedly formed a human chain to save them from the grips of a rip current off Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Remarkable photos snapped along the shores of Panama City Beach on Saturday captured the chain stretching into the water, where at least nine people gasped for their lives, the Panama City News Herald reported.

“I honestly thought I was going to lose my family that day,” Roberta Ursrey, who ran into the rough water to save her children, told the paper. “It was like, ‘Oh God, this is how I’m going.’”

Ursrey, her husband, mother, nephews and children were enjoying the warm water when she said she heard her two sons screaming offshore that they were stuck…

Source: Beachgoers Form Human Chain To Rescue Family Caught In Rip Current