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Joe Torre’s Daughter Christina Catches Falling Baby, Deemed a Hero

Dillion Miller Christina Torre Joe Torres Daughter Life Saving Catch

Some may call it lucky, but Christina Torre calls it fate. As she left the Little Cup Cake Shop with her coffee at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning, she noticed a baby dangling from an awning .

Christina Torre, 44, daughter of Joe Torre, who was the manager of the New York Yankees, aligned herself with the 1-year-old as he tumbled right into her arms.

Fire Esacpe of Christina Torre Joe Torres Daughter Life Saving Catch

Christina Torre is a teacher in a Brooklyn’s Montessori preschool. Torre said that she hoped the baby’s parents learn from this. “There have to be safety measures put in place to protect the children because [it's] so quick that all this can happen,” she told the Daily News. Torre thinks that Dillion Miller might have slipped on a piece of cardboard that was on the fire escape.

Dillion Miller Slipped on Cardboard Christina Torre Joe Torres Daughter Life Saving Catch

The parents of the 1-year-old child, Tiffany Demitrio, 24, and Sam Miller, 23, were both arrested and are being charged with reckless endangerment and acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17, according to Washington Post.

Three other children were taken out of the home as well, ages 2,3 and 5. Police even stopped the 3-year-old from crawling out the window as they entered the home.

Police in Miller Apartment Christina Torre Joe Torres Daughter Life Saving Catch

Investigators said there were no beds in the apartment and no food in the kitchen — as well as peeling paint. They cited the apartment as a health hazard. Overall, it was a bad day to be the Millers.

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