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Hero Doctor Fatally Shot Tackling Church Shooter

On Sunday, May 15th, 2022, an assailant opened fire at Geneva Presbyterian Church, resulting in one death and five injuries. Authorities are crediting ...


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Chaplains Lay Down Their Lives for Others

During World War II, a US Army Transport Ship carrying 902 servicemen was struck by a German submarine. Panic and chaos quickly set in as men raced for ...


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Retirees Volunteer in Radioactive Nuclear Plant

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was heavily damaged in 2011 by a tsunami, resulting in three meltdowns. 200 Japanese retirees volunteered to fix the ...


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Engineers on the 'Titanic' Lay Down Their Lives for Others

When the Titanic crashed into an iceberg, the ship’s resources--light, electricity, heat, and so on--instantly were in danger of failing. However, ...


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Once Hated, Now a Hero

In the 1960s, towns along the northeast coast of Japan began erecting seawalls to withstand waves of about 30 feet (the height of a terrible tsunami that ...


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Fire Chief Evacuated Neighbors While Her Home Was Destroyed

When Christiana Plews left her home one fateful night, she had an ominous feeling she couldn’t shake. As she was leaving, she told her husband, ...


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Godfather of Navy SEALs Overcame Personal Disability

The SEALs, arguably one of the most elite fighting groups in the world, did not develop from a grand strategy of the military. But instead from one individual ...


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What Fame Cannot Do

Paul Louis Metzger writes:

My greatest living hero is Dr. John M. Perkins, an African American evangelical Christian and civil rights leader nearly beaten ...

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Is It Luck or Something More Strategic?

There is no shortage of people today who would like to be used to do something important, something meaningful. But most of us aren’t really sure ...


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Marine Dad Punches Shark to Save Daughter

Paige Winter was in high spirits and stable condition at Vidant Medical Center, despite having just had her leg and several fingers amputated. Winter ...


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