Current Category: Heroes 

 

Former Navy SEAL shot in parking lot plugs wound then chases assailants
Former Navy SEAL shot in parking lot plugs wound then chases assailants

Former Navy SEAL Christopher Heben of Medina, Ohio was shot in the abdomen after a verbal argument with occupants of a car who nearly backed into him outside of a grocery store. What happened next is a story of pure SEAL grit!


Utah teen with terminal cancer donates Make-A-Wish money to her school
Utah teen with terminal cancer donates Make-A-Wish money to her school

When the Make-A-Wish foundation asked 13-year-old Jayci Glover what she wanted, her unselfish reply was just another example of a person with a beautiful spirit and an understanding far beyond her years. She didn’t ask to meet anyone famous or to be taken to some exotic destination but instead she asked that the organization purchase a new scoreboard for her high school’s gymnasium. Do yourself a favor and get to know Jayci as she sets an inspiring example of how to live a life that others can aspire to.


Clint Eastwood saves man from deadly cheese while at golfing event
Clint Eastwood saves man from deadly cheese while at golfing event

Not to get too cheesy on y’all, but the following story of Clint Eastwood’s heroics just might choke you up!


Alabama doctor walks 6 miles in snow to perform life-saving brain surgery
Alabama doctor walks 6 miles in snow to perform life-saving brain surgery

As a snow storm wreaked havoc on the southern Unites States, a story of one dedicated doctor from Alabama reminds us all that events such as these can often bring out the very best in people.


Dog helps save owner after both struck by motorist
Dog helps save owner after both struck by motorist

I’m a sucker for a good hero pet story and this one about Lucy and owner John Miles made my Friday. You’re welcome!


VIDEO Bus driver Darnell “Big Country” Barton saves woman from jumping off bridge
VIDEO Bus driver Darnell “Big Country” Barton saves woman from jumping off bridge

Darnell “Big Country” Barton has been driving a Metro bus in the Buffalo, New York area for 3 years now and he’s seen and met all kinds of people. But it was a recent run-in with an unnamed lady who was teetering over the edge of a bridge on the Scajaquada Expressway, and the surveillance video that has since been released of the interaction, that will be one he’ll never forget and has people rightfully calling Mr. Barton a hero. See the video and get Darnell’s humble explanation as to why he felt he was there at that time and place and why he did what he did.


VIDEO Children’s Hospital does awesome lip sync of Katy Perry’s “Roar”
VIDEO Children’s Hospital does awesome lip sync of Katy Perry’s “Roar”

In support of their annual HERO Half Marathon & Ripcord 5K, The Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock produced and posted a moving and kick-butt video of patients, parents and staff lip synching to Katy Perry’s “Roar.” They asked everyone to share and we’re more than glad to do so. Check it out!


Selfless kidney donation ends up saving three lives
Selfless kidney donation ends up saving three lives

Read on for the inspiring story of how altruistic donor Ted Bartling’s selfless gift of a kidney wound up saving three lives, including that of a 2-year-old, in an astounding series of events.


West Virginia men dressed as super heroes rescue kitten from home fire
West Virginia men dressed as super heroes rescue kitten from home fire

When a Milton, West Virginia house caught on fire over the weekend one lucky feline got rescued by Batman and Captain America! Get the rest of the story on how two grown men in costume managed to be in the right place at the right time to save this cat’s life.


Texan teens checking out “attractive” blonde realize she’s being kidnapped
Texan teens checking out “attractive” blonde realize she’s being kidnapped

Two Texas teenagers proved that the often overwhelming hormones at that age aren’t all bad as their natural instincts to notice an “attractive” female led to the discovery that the unnamed woman was being kidnapped. Read on for the story of two unlikely heroes doing the right thing.


 

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