Nightly News   |  July 22, 2013

Fellow passengers free woman trapped by train

When a woman felt between the car and the platform exiting a train car outside Tokyo, about 40 people gathered to help her escape. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> well, if you have any reason to doubt the power of people working together, look at this scene in japan. a woman exiting a commuter train outside tokyo had fallen and become wedged up to her waist between the car around the platform. and so onlookers about 40 of them, got together to tilt the train until the woman could be freed. they did so without serious injury.