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Man saves baby about to crawl onto highway (Video)

Wednesday - 6/18/2014, 8:58am  ET

WASHINGTON -- Bryant Collins saw something out of the corner of his eye on the side of a Georgia highway.

It turned out to be a 15-month-old baby who had crawled through the woods, 300 yards from home, in Madison County, Georgia, 11 Alive reports.

He saved the child and called 911.

Collins says he never could have saved the toddler, had he not saved his own life. He cleaned his life up and got a job as an auto repairman after spending a decade in prison for manufacturing cocaine.

In the video below he talks about the rescue and how he kept the baby occupied for hours:

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