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  • Four-year-old saves his grandmother's life by calling 911

    08/13/2018 4:51:59 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 1 replies
    AZ Family ^ | August 13, 2018 | Mike Cronin
    A 4-year-old Manchester boy is being called a hero after his grandmother stopped breathing on Tuesday and he called 911. Max Velez is being credited with saving her life, and this week, he was recognized for his actions. “I'm so proud because he's really shy, and I guess he was calm the whole situation,” said Fallon Clarke, Max’s mother. While Clarke was at work, he was home with his grandmother when she had a medical emergency. “Really extreme – she couldn't breathe,” Clarke said. “She couldn't get up, so really, Max handled the whole situation, they said.” Max said he...
  • Groom rescues struggling swimmer moments after beach wedding in Alabama

    08/08/2018 2:55:44 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 23 replies
    WTVD11 online news ^ | 8/8/2018 | AP
    ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- A bridegroom has been credited with saving a struggling swimmer just moments after his beach wedding on the Gulf Coast last week. Zac and Cindy Edwards had just gotten married at Orange Beach, Alabama, and were taking wedding photos when a woman came up and said someone was struggling in the surf, WALA-TV reported . Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Zac Edwards is a former lifeguard, so he stripped off his shirt and went in after the swimmer. Edwards got to the person, but then had a hard time making it back to shore.
  • Senior Cat Keeps Pawing at Window in Shelter Until Someone Takes Her Home..

    07/28/2018 3:04:00 AM PDT · by vannrox · 28 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 16AUG16 | Amy Bojo
    This kitty was 13 years old living a shelter life. Whenever someone walked by, she ran up and started pawing at the window, begging for some love. She kept hoping until someone would take her home.Courtesy: Tabby's PlaceSienna the cat was turned to the Tabby's Place, a cat sanctuary in Ringoes, New Jersey after her human passed away. She missed having a loving home and a companion so much that every time she heard someone go by, she ran to the window and begged for attention. As a senior cat, she has so much to offer.Courtesy: Tabby's PlaceSienna spotted...
  • Hero SAS dog saves the lives of six elite soldiers in Syria by ripping out jihadi's throat..

    07/09/2018 5:17:47 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 71 replies
    Daily Mail Company ^ | 04:41 EDT, 8 July 2018 | Updated: 10:19 EDT, 8 July 2018 | George Martin For Mailonline
    The dog had been out on patrol in northern Syria with a team of six crack troops As the soldiers left their armoured convoy they were hit with a frenzied ambushA source said the unnamed Belgian Malinois took out three jihadis on its own The SAS commander in charge credited the dog with saving all his men's lives An SAS team was saved after a brave military dog fought off a jihadi who attacked a patrol in northern Syria.The unnamed Belgian Malinois, a fierce breed of sheepdog known for its bravery, had been out on a routine patrol with a team...
  • The Capital Gazette Heroine

    07/05/2018 11:39:36 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 16 replies
    WSJ ^ | 4 July 2018 | Stephen Hunter
    Wendi Winters, 65, mother of four, formerly of the New York fashion industry PR world, was a community reporter for the Capital Gazette, where she chronicled the comings and goings of regular people. No glamour there: She practiced the journalism of the cafeteria, the Brownie troop, the trip to the dry cleaners. That’s no way to get on MSNBC. She had but one weapon—her body. She threw it at the man with the gun. “I heard her shout, ‘No!’ ” a witness said. “There was anger in her voice.” Further reports confirm the scenario. She was found in the aisle,...
  • Teacher who stopped attack says he had to save students

    05/28/2018 10:43:30 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 14 replies
    WTOP News [Washington DC] ^ | May 28, 2018 11:55 am | AP
    <p>In this undated photo, provided by Southern Illinois University, Jason Seaman, a defensive end for the SIU football team, poses for a photo in Carbondale, Ill. Seaman, now a science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., subdued a student armed with two handguns who opened fire inside his classroom Friday, May, 25, 2018. The assailant wounded classmate and Seaman whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives.</p>
  • Angel Flight

    05/28/2018 11:57:39 AM PDT · by cyclotic · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2015 | Radney Foster
    Sorry for the Vanity, but I thought this appropriate. We attended a Memorial Day ceremony at a War Memorial today and they played this song about C-130 pilots returning a hero home for the last time. It's very moving. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70Ikj1hZDnw
  • ‘I did not really think,’ says Paris migrant who climbed building to save child

    05/28/2018 7:08:52 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 22 replies
    ABC news ^ | 28 may 2018 | PAUL PRADIER
    Gassama was in the neighborhood to watch a soccer match in a local restaurant when he heard people screaming and cars honking in the streets. When he saw the young child dangling from a balcony, Gassama climbed up four floors of the apartment building and rescued the boy in less than one minute. When emergency services arrived at the scene, he had already pulled the child to safety. ..."Bravo," replied the French president. It took less than 48 hours for French authorities to respond to Gassama’s wish. The Elysee Palace announced Monday he will be made a French citizen and...
  • Jake Tapper Says John McCain Not Inviting Trump To His Funeral Is A 'Real Moment for the Country'

    05/07/2018 6:50:12 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 134 replies
    Youtube ^ | 05/06/18
    CNN Jake Tapper says McCain is 'American Hero’ for not wanting Trump at funeral ‘Real moment for the country’https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7YvIxp2M70
  • ‘Nerves of steel’: She calmly landed, just as you’d expect of a former fighter pilot(trunc)

    04/18/2018 7:32:46 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 163 replies
    WP via MSN ^ | 4/18/2018 | Samantha Schmidt
    <p>The pilot’s voice was calm yet focused as her plane descended with 149 people on board.</p> <p>“Southwest 1380, we’re single engine,” Tammie Jo Shults, a former fighter pilot with the U.S. Navy, said. “We have part of the aircraft missing so we’re going to need to slow down a bit.” She asked for medical personnel to meet her aircraft on the runway. “We’ve got injured passengers.”</p>
  • Story of an American hero’s wife never gets old

    04/06/2018 1:36:27 PM PDT · by Mark · 14 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | 4/6/2018 | Dennis McCarthy
    PAMELA MURPHY All these years later, she’s still remembered by newspaper editors and publishers in small towns across this country wanting to know if they can reprint for their readers a column I wrote on her death. Sure, I tell them, go ahead. We had her all to ourselves out here for so long working at the Sepulveda VA, we almost took her for granted — as if that were ever really possible. There never has been a woman who commanded so much attention and respect from the first moment the veterans heard whispers in the VA hallways about who...
  • Thomas Hudner, Naval aviator awarded MoH for trying to save pilot in Korea, interred at Arlington

    04/04/2018 3:54:06 PM PDT · by Saint X · 38 replies
    USNI News ^ | 4/4/18 | U.S. Naval Institute
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY – Capt. Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., a naval aviator who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean War, was interred with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery today. A native of Fall River, Mass., Hudner was flying as the wingman for Ens. Jessie L. Brown during the Battle of Chosin Reservoir in 1950 when Brown was forced to crash-land his F4U Corsair after being hit by enemy fire. Seeing that Brown had survived the crash but was trapped in the wreckage, Hudner crash-landed his own plane so he could try to...
  • Anthony Borges, hero of Stoneman Douglas shooting, gets invite to FC Barcelona

    03/01/2018 5:27:31 AM PST · by neverevergiveup · 10 replies
    FC Barcelona ^ | 3-1-2018
    Anthony Borges, who played at the new Barça Academy in Lauderhill, near Fort Lauderdale, for two months in 2016, Florida, has received a club shirt signed by the first team players this week. And it’s a gesture that he most certainly deserves. For the 15-year-old of Venezuelan origin is a true hero. Anthony received five bullet shots in the back and limbs as he helped 20 classmates to take refuge in one of the rooms while holding the door – and thanks to his gallantry the death toll, horrific as it already is, was not much higher.
  • An ex-con disarmed a gunman in a Texas church. Then ‘the good guys shot me’

    02/27/2018 9:09:08 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 49 replies
    Star Telegram ^ | 2/27/18 | Matthew Martinez
    When a man with a handgun walked into a church service at the Faith City Mission in Amarillo, Texas, most of the crowd of about 100 started to run. But Tony Garces, an ex-con, took his shirt off and confronted the gunman, according to a news release from Amarillo police. After Garces wrestled the gun away from 35-year-old Joshua Len Jones, and helped prevent what could have been another mass shooting on the same day as the school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., at least one Amarillo police officer shot Garces. He was hit twice, in...
  • Dramatic moment mother and daughter fight off shotgun-wielding robber by shooting him.

    02/24/2018 11:34:45 AM PST · by Kozy · 26 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 02/24/2018 | Connor Boyd and Dave Rudge
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5430423/US-mother-daughter-fend-shotgun-wielding-robber.html
  • APD calls shooter who stopped violent attack a ‘hero’ (NM

    02/20/2018 9:45:23 AM PST · by CedarDave · 40 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | February 19, 2018 | Ryan Boetel
    Albuquerque police are calling the man who shot and killed another man at Yale and Gibson on Sunday evening a “hero” who may have prevented a murder. Officer Simon Drobik, a police spokesman, said charges are not likely to be filed against the 34-year-old man, but the final decision will be up to the District Attorney’s Office. The man, an Uber driver who has served in the National Guard for 12 years, intervened in a domestic violence altercation that led to the shooting, police said. Drobik told reporters that Xiao Gong, who owns an Albuquerque hotel, was driving her daughter...
  • 101st soldier receives Soldier’s Medal after saving 2 from burning vehicle

    01/23/2018 12:24:10 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Clarksville Now ^ | January 23, 2018 | Fort Campbell Public Affairs
    Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commanding general, pins the Soldier’s Medal on Staff Sgt. Nicholas Davis, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment,deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, received the award for heroism and his lifesaving actions when he rescued a couple from a burning vehicle, June 9, 2017FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in the moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” The fitting Martin Luther King Jr. quote is a personal favorite of Staff Sgt. Nicholas...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Texas Shooting Hero, Stephen Willeford, Describes in Harrowing Detail How he Took Down..

    11/06/2017 5:43:24 PM PST · by StevenCrowder · 35 replies
    www.LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 11/06/2017 | Steven Crowder
    An actual world exclusive. Turns out the man's daughter is a fan and #MugClub members. This is an amazing story. It's no wonder the MSM doesn't want you to know about him. He's everything they try to claim gun owners are NOT. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4HEchh0XD8
  • Customer tackles, disarms bank robbery suspect

    10/31/2017 8:25:52 AM PDT · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 5 replies
    The Extract ^ | 10.25.17 | Editor
    Surveillance footage at one Pennsylvania bank shows a customer intervene during an apparent attempted robbery. The man can be seen in the video entering the bank shortly before another man walked in with his face covered, carrying what appeared to be a gun.
  • BREAKING: Dem caught on film saying EXACTLY what she claimed Trump said! (Video)

    10/21/2017 3:54:06 PM PDT · by blueyon · 36 replies
    Truthfeednews.com ^ | 10/20/17 | By truthfeednews
    Ready for some stunning hypocrisy? Democrat Frederica Wilson accused Trump of being heartless and telling an army widow her husband “knew what she signed up for” However, how ironic that she said essentially the EXACT SAME THING when discussing slain FBI agents in 2015. Is she equally outraged at her OWN comments?