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!
Current Category: Heroes
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
A Detroit EMT is being called a hero after Joseph Hardman survived his own heart attack while helping to save a patient suffering their own heart attack. Read on for what a doctor called a “one in a million” occurrence and find out how both Hardman and his patient are doing.
On September 6, 2012 Summar Ruelle of Beaverton, Oregon was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer. Then on September 17, her precious 4-year-old daughter Sapphire was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. What has happened with the Rouelle family since that horrible 11-day span highlights the unbreakable bonds of family and love. Find out about their story and resolve including a local news report as well as a link to their website in which you can provide assistance.
John Franklin Riggs and sister Contessa L. Riggs faced a do or die situation when their boat capsized Tuesday during a storm off the coast of Deal Island, Maryland. They, along with their 70-year-old father, Contessa’s 9-year-old niece and 3-year-old son, had been treading water for over an hour and they knew no other boats would be coming. As the sun set they agreed that John would make a desperate attempt to swim to shore…
Read the incredible story of Jessilyn Eisman, a feisty Iowa teenager who crawled from crash wreckage to demand the drunk driver hand over his keys.