A woman named Marlene Melvin noticed a little boy standing on a stoop near her place at hunts point in south Bronx, New York. The boy was found only wearing a diaper and nothing else.
Marlene said that when she noticed the boy ” he was shaking and crying and he was in shock” She further continued that ” Only God knows how long was the little boy standing there, My instincts kicked in and as a mother I instantly I went to pick the baby and once he saw me he was reaching for me to pick him up “
She further told that in irene street the door to house 881 was open so she went to ask if they knew who the toddler belonged to but when no one responsible was found she took the child back with her into her care.
Marlene said, ” from that point onwards I took the boy to my family’s house”. Moreover, she said “I dressed the baby and then took him to the firehouse around the corner, it was the first and closest thing I could think of doing to get this little boy some help “
One of the firefighters at the scene told: ” There was a woman standing with a baby and the first thing she said was I found a baby”. The firefighter took the baby in and checked his vital organs, he continued ” He seemed fine and very calm, EMS showed up quickly and the boy was taken to hospital “
Marlene further said that this incident is just like a Christmas miracle for her. She stated, ” The best present anyone could as for, to be able to blessed to help someone”.
Furthermore, it is told that the person taking care of the baby might have fallen asleep but it is still unclear how the baby got out. The mother of the baby said that her child is fine after the prolonged misery.