Arlington Firefighter Reunited With Abandoned Boy 10 Years Later

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — 10 years ago, someone left a newborn outside a fire station in Arlington, with the hopes he would be provided a better life.

The Baby Moses Law had only been passed three years before, allowing mothers to leave infants, no more than two months old, with an emergency care provider like a hospital or fire station.

On November 9th 2002, Arlington Fire Fighter Wesley Keck was cleaning up in the kitchen at Fire Station #12.

It was 6:30 in the morning and chilly outside.

“I tried to clean up the kitchen a bit, making some coffee. I had a little bit of trash in my hand. I just opened the door, threw the trash away. Then I glance out this way. He’s right out here on the patio. So, I do a double take and realize what I was looking at,”…

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