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Ford crewmember recants story of how he helped save children from burning building, officials say


Update: the Navy has retracted its story on Machinist Mate 2nd Class Nathaniel Atkins’ actions during the residential fire in Portsmouth, Virginia on June 24. An aircraft carrier Ford crew member has recanted his story about helping to save two children from a fire after the Portsmouth, Virginia, Fire Department initiated an investigation Monday morning. […]