BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- This is one in a series of reports on individuals in the community singled out for their courage or heroism. They will be honored October 24 at an American Red Cross fundraiser.
Greg Malo spends most of his days high in the sky fixing lights.
"I get to do different things and meet different people, I'm outside all day," said Malo.
And a year ago, that was no different. Malo was repairing some lights at a Boynton Beach development when he heard loud cries for help.
"We heard someone scream my brother is dead at the bottom of the pool, and we said what did he just say?," said Malo.
In an surveillance video, a kid is seen underwater, not moving, for several minutes.
"I didn't know if he had been under for ten minutes or two," said Malo.
But that didn't matter.
Malo ran over to the kid and started performing CPR.
He told the family to call 911.
"He's just not moving at all," said Malo.
By the time paramedics arrived, the child was barely breathing, and had a very weak pulse.
Today, the 4 year old is alive and well.
"It was just one of those things where I was at the wrong place at the right time," said Malo.