(WCNC-TV) DETROIT — Gary Zielinski thought someone was playing a cruel prank on him early Monday when he looked down on his friend's porch and saw a baby in a car seat, wrapped in a pink blanket and a pink coat, with a pacifier in her mouth.
It was only 7:15 a.m., and Zielinski and his friend Ray Harper stared in disbelief as they watched the infant — later identified in an Amber Alert as missing 3-month-old Dakota Grimes — peacefully asleep on the cold porch of the house.
"The Lord was on my side," Zielinski, 65, told the Free Press. "Because I usually don't go down there that early and wake up Ray. Something told me to get up and go that way. God was on my side this morning and he woke my butt up. It was a miracle we saved that child. It was a miracle we saved her."
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