From Miner to Superhero, then a Cold Beer

From Miner to Superhero, then a Cold Beer

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An Australian man noticed a serving tractor-trailer truck on the other side of the road on his way to work. He turned his car around sped up to the truck and confirmed his suspicion that the driver was in trouble — slumped over the wheel. He parked his car, ran toward the truck and climbed inside it to pull the hand brake. An ambulance officer called to the scene said….

“In my 10 years in the service I have never seen or heard of anything like this. He is an absolute lifesaver. Even though the truck was not travelling at a great speed, it is an enormous vehicle…. Me and my ambulance partner had to climb on board this huge truck while it was stationary, once, and it was hard. I could not imagine how difficult it would have been while in motion.” (The Age – includes photo)

This comes under the heading, “I’m not a hero; I did what anyone would have done.” I read countless stories, while searching for good news, about people pulling strangers from burning buildings, and intervening in car wrecks, even when the cars are on fire, or sinking into lakes… The amazing thing is that *every time* the person says, “I’m not a hero; I did what anyone would have done.” I just love that…

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