Local man to get Carnegie medal for saving toddler

HOUSTON

We first told you about Thomas Porter's heroic actions last year. At the time, he'd heard a crash near his home and jumped in his truck to go help.

He found a wrecked pickup on fire with a little girl strapped in her car seat. Porter freed the toddler and took her to safety.

Today, he will be honored along with 20 other people.

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