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A grandmother tragically lost her life after a valiant effort to save her 13-year-old granddaughter from drowning in a Georgia lake, Your Content has learned.
Stephanie Walker, 49, bravely leaped into action when Makayla Prather found herself in distress in the water. The incident occurred on June 11, and despite the tireless rescue attempts, Makayla succumbed to the tragedy. Stephanie fought for her life for a week in intensive care before passing away on June 18.
The events serve as a heartbreaking reminder of the lengths loved ones will go to protect one another in times of crisis, according to THE SUN.