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Fourteen-year-old Sam Parven, pictured here with Big Train baseball players, is considered a hero after blocking a fast-moving baseball.

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Teen Protects Friend From Speeding Baseball

Boy’s quick action prevented serious injury.

Two Potomac boys returned to school this year with a harrowing story of bravery and friendship. Fourteen-year-old Sam Parven and 11-year-old Donny Campuzano say they were selling pretzels for a vendor at a Bethesda Big Train baseball game this summer when a second baseman hit a line-drive foul ball into the stands.


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