New York Cabbie Brakes for Ducklings

Pedestrians in New York City are a special breed. They confidently walk into traffic, casually navigating the onrush of cars and cabs. Following that lead: A mother duck took her little ducks for a stroll — across Park Avenue. A taxi driver hit the brakes as the ducklings waddled under his cab.

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Pedestrians in New York City are a special breed. They confidently walk into traffic, casually navigating the onrush of cars and cabs. Following that lead, a mother duck took her little ducks for a stroll — across Park Avenue. There, a taxi driver actually hit the brakes as the ducklings waddled under his cab. In an act of compassion he was later honored for, he scooped them up and delivered them to their quacking mother duck.

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