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Sheriffs honor Texas couple who rescued abandoned baby

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Albert Peterson and his wife, Sherry Ann, were awarded the "Civilian Lifesaving Award."
Albert Peterson said he was headed to work when he heard faint noises from a flowerbed in his apartment complex. He saw the baby girl with her umbilical cord still attached and ants crawling on her skin.

Peterson and his wife called for help.

The baby is recovering well, KTRK reported.

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