When Steven Peterson was driving home from a family holiday, he thought he saw splashing movement in the icy Kettle River below. After something kept nagging at him, he turned around and drove back to the river.
After she was successfully rescued from a certain watery doom, the deer was able to catch her breath. Even though her fur was literally covered in ice, she was much better off now than she had been a few moments earlier.
Watch as Steven uses American Sign Language to tell his story.
What A Great Rescue
Growing up as a deaf person in a vocal world is a challenge. Even though he was used to challenging situations, Steven is proud to have overcome the obstacle of saving Miss Icy River's life. This gentle and caring soul has certainly touched many people with his courageous act.