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Hugh Jackman helps son, others escape Australian riptide

Actor Hugh Jackman greets to the media upon his arrival for a press conference for his new movie "Eddie The Eagle" in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 7, 2016.
Actor Hugh Jackman greets to the media upon his arrival for a press conference for his new movie "Eddie The Eagle" in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 7, 2016. AP

Hugh Jackman has been filmed helping to pull children from a rip at Sydney's Bondi Beach, according to an Australian news station.

9 News showed footage of the actor grabbing the arm of a man and pulling him along, as the man holds onto a girl.

Moments later, Jackman appeared to be helping his own son Oscar, 15, from the same rip.

The incident had many swimmers recalling dangerous rip tides.

 

why i never swam in the sea in Sydney, even when there isn't a rip it's hardcore.

Posted by Karen Burnet on Saturday, March 26, 2016
 

I nearly drowned as a teen at Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ in a rip tide. The people on the shore didn't even realize that I...

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