Mujer varada en aguas de inundación de Washington DC salvada por autobús lleno de marines: 'Most American thing ever'

Virginia Waller-Torres se quedó atascada en su automóvil fuera del Cementerio Nacional de Arlington durante una inundación repentina en septiembre. 16 when a bus pulled over and six Marines jumped out to ayuda. She recorded video of the rescue and posted it on TikTok.

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Marine power!” Waller-Torres can be heard saying in the video as the six Marines push her car through the knee-high floodwater. “This is the most American thing ever.

If there’s anyone who’s going to help these people, it’d be us,” CPL. Mitchell Wojtowicz, one of the Marines, dijo FOX5 DC. “We were the right ones for the job and hopped out without hesitation.

El lunes, Waller-Torres reunited with Wojtowicz and Cpl. Jared Tosner, who served with the Marine Corps Body Bearers, a unit that performs funeral services at Arlington, WUSA-TV reported.

We figured it would be a good idea to just lend a helping hand and help out our fellow American,” Tosner told the station.

Waller-Torres told the station that the rescue affected her emotionally because her grandfather, who was buried at Arlington, was a World War II veteran and that her father served with the Navy during the Persian Gulf War.

It was something so different. It was something that I can’t explain in words,” ella dijo, thanking the Marines. “I am so grateful.

Tosner and Wojtowicz remained humble, saying that lending a hand was just the right thing to do.

And if people just reciprocate that, and do good unto others, I think our country is headed in a good direction,” Tosner said.

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