Joe Torre’s Daughter Catches Falling Baby

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NEW YORK  — It must have been a terrifying sight. Two stories up, a baby, legs dangling, clutching the black metal edge of the fire escape with his little hands.

And then, the even more terrifying sight of a child in free fall.

But what could have been a horrifying tragedy turned into a celebration Wednesday when Montessori school teacher Cristina Torre — daughter of the former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre — caught the 1-year-old after he bounced off an awning.

“I honestly did not feel his weight,” she told CNN Thursday. “It was effortless. He felt light as a feather.”

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