NM man saves girl from kidnapperA heroic New Mexico man who alertly rescued a 6-year-old girl from the clutches of a kidnapper is proof no good deed goes unnoticed.

Cops and reporters are being bombarded with requests from people who want Antonio Diaz Chacon’s address so they can send him gift cards and cash.

Chacon, 24, who has two young daughters, is fielding requests from people who want to donate to a college savings fund for his girls.


(READ the story in the NY Daily News)

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  1. It’s interesting that when I posted this story, I wondered if he might be an immigrant without papers. I just saw today, that, yup, he is:

    “The man who chased down an alleged child abductor and saved a 6-year-old girl from what could have been a horrible fate will be honored as a hero Friday.

    But he is also gaining a new kind of celebrity: as a poster child of sorts for immigration rights in state and national immigration debates.

    Antonio Diaz Chacon, 23, is married to an American and has been in the country for four years. But Chacon says he abandoned attempts to get legal residency because the process was difficult and expensive.”

    Read more: http://www.gazette.com/articles/saved-123525-says-albuquerque.html#ixzz1VVclwRf5

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