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David Gilmour's Wife A Life Saver

A man spotted in frigid waters off Hove, Sussex in the UK will live to see another day thanks in part to Polly Samson, the wife of Pink Floyd veteran David Gilmour Samson spotted the man from the shore on Wednesday (1/25) and alerted others, one of whom stripped down and went in after the man. She may not get much thanks from the rescued man. Police believe he had entered the water intending to die.  In a tweet on her Twitter account, Samson wrote she had helped pull '...a drowning man from sea who didn't want to be saved.' Police transported the man to a hospital for treatment and observation. 
It will be interesting to see whether a song on her husband's next album solo alludes to the episode. It's just the kind of dark circumstance that inspired so many Floyd songs and Samson has writing credits on some latter era material by the band.


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