Reporters tend to keep their distance from the story, but when a baby dolphin needed help, one reporter rose to the occasion.
NBC News reporter Kerry Sanders helped rescue a stranded baby dolphin on Marco Island, Florida during a storm surge caused by Hurricane Irma . Sanders' rescue attempt was broadcast live on Today .
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Today reports that the dolphin had been brought back to the beach by a local after being found washed all the way to a sidewalk.
Sanders reports the surges as measuring 4 feet, enough to wash wildlife ashore. After finding the exhausted dolphin on the beach, Sanders teamed up with a passing tourist to help it back into the Gulf of Mexico. Read more... More about Nbc , Florida , Rescue , Hurricane , and Dolphins