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Teen Rescues Baby from Tragic Scene

In early January, the Portland area suffered from a winter storm that not only blanketed the area with several layers of snow and ice, but buffeted the ...


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Ship Captains Model Good and Poor Leadership

On January 15th, 2009, US Airways flight #1549 departed New York City’s LaGuardia’s Airport. Within a few minutes, the plane collided with ...


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The Routine Miseries of American Soldiers

A small glimpse into what our heroic war veterans went through can be found in the seven-part Ken Burns documentary The War. It covers World War II from ...


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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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