16 years ago now-retired New York City firefighter Stephen McNally met Anissa Cruz and it was a night that changes her life forever. Cruz was six-years-old at the time and McNally rescued her from a fire that broke out in her family's apartemnt.
Her father died in the fire that night, but Anissa and her mother only suffered smoke inhalation and burns. That fire changed Cruz’s life and the now 21-year-old is now a firefighter because of McNally. On a recent visit to New York, she stopped by to visit the man who saved her life and tell him he inspired her follow in his footsteps!
Source: Inside Edition