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Heidi Klum saves son, Henry, from drowning during Hawaii vacation

04/01/2013 by Corinne Heller

Heidi Klum experienced the scare of her life during a family vacation in Hawaii, when her son Henry, 7, and his two nannies got caught in a riptide while swimming in the sea off the coast of Oahu.

Thankfully, the 39-year-old German supermodel and reality star was able to rescue them, with the help of her boyfriend and bodyguard, Martin Kirsten.

"We got pulled into the ocean by a big wave. Of course, as a mother, I was very scared for my child and everyone else in the water," Klum said in a statement to People magazine on April 1. "Henry is a strong swimmer and was able to swim back to land. We were able to get everyone out safely."

Klum, host of "Project Runway" and new co-judge of "America's Got Talent," and her estranged husband Seal also have three other children - Leni, Johan and Lou.

(Pictured: Heidi Klum poses for photographers at the launch of her Heidi Klum for New Balance active wear collection at Lady Foot Locker on March 14, 2013 in Culver City, California. Credit: Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP)

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