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Detroit mayor to honor first responders who saved pregnant woman

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Posted at 5:22 AM, May 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-09 09:12:06-04

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan plans to honor those who helped rescue a pregnant woman who fell into the Detroit River last month. 

WATCH LIVE CEREMONY AT 10 A.M.

A fisherman spotted Ethel Woodger, who was 9 months pregnant at the time, in the icy waters near Riverside Park. 

A pair of fast-acting police officers and a medic jumped into the river to save her.

There will be a ceremony at 10 a.m. this morning at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center.  

It will also be Woodger's first chance to thank those who saved her.