Cop Attends Wedding of Girl He Saved 2 Decades Ago

Cop Attends Wedding of Girl He Saved 2 Decades Ago

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At a Chicago park on Saturday, the Hamideh and Salah families had everything: great food, games for the kids. Some relatives traveled from as far as the West Bank to attend the wedding weekend.

But the honored guests, Captain Joseph Barca and his wife, drove from New York to see the young bride, Shammarah Hamideh.

Fate brought the two together 20 years ago, after the 2-month-old infant went limp and stopped breathing.

The two families have never lost touch, the Yonkers Captain sending her birthday and holiday cards and letters.

(WATCH the CBS video below or READ the story from the Journal News)

–¬†Story tip from¬†Charles Galuski

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