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    Friday OT - Hero?

    Did you ever do anything that sort of made you feel like a hero? Or did someone ever do something for you that was heroic?


    Last edited by Angie; 05-16-2014 at 08:15 AM.
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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    I have performed the Heimlich maneuver 3 times. 1 time on my kid and twice on total strangers in a resturant. I have also did mouth to mouth on a girl at a swimming pool (indoor Waterpark) after she went under. She spit up in my mouth and ended up ok. Not really heroic just something I learned while I was in the Marines that has came in handy a few times.


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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Did you ever do anything that sort of made you feel like a hero? Or did something ever do something for you that was heroic?
    Just an FYI


    “They're very, very hard to guard,” Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey said. “They're really good. And with Niang in the middle kind of wheeling and all those guys spreading you out, they're kind of a nightmare matchup. And they're men. They're really men.”


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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Did you ever do anything that sort of made you feel like a hero? Or did something ever do something for you that was heroic?
    I wouldn't say my actions made me feel heroic as I think my definition of hero is elevated. I felt like I was supposed to help, supposed to step up and save a life. But proud of how I reacted ....

    There were two times ... once saving a friends life that was suicidal and another time running into the path of a runaway car (1-2 seconds to spare) to save a young person (8ish?).


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    A stranger and I kept a dude on the l from beating the hell out of his very pregnant significant other.



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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Holy hell I wish my paramedic friend was on this board. Long story short, we had a drunk girlfriend at a party one night, 5 years ago refer to him as a hero. We haven't let it go since, every chance we get we remind him that he is our hero. If you happen to get emt services in Boone county from a skinny dude with beautiful long blonde hair, make sure to tell him that he's your hero.


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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    I saved a bunch of little girls in Rapture. It was such a heroic deed that they made a video game about me.


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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

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    Thanks. It's already been a long morning!


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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    yes. I have done a great deal of good for a large number of people, but they mostly don't realize it.

    And no. Not when it counted for me.


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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    I have performed the Heimlich maneuver 3 times. 1 time on my kid and twice on total strangers in a resturant. I have also did mouth to mouth on a girl at a swimming pool (indoor Waterpark) after she went under. She spit up in my mouth and ended up ok. Not really heroic just something I learned while I was in the Marines that has came in handy a few times.

    I cant decide whether or not I should eat around you. Choking seems to follow you around. =)


    Seriously though, thats awesome that you were there. Thats pretty heroic **** in my eyes. Lots of people freeze in those situations.



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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    yes. I have done a great deal of good for a large number of people, but they mostly don't realize it.

    And no. Not when it counted for me.
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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    I cant decide whether or not I should eat around you. Choking seems to follow you around. =)


    Seriously though, thats awesome that you were there. Thats pretty heroic **** in my eyes. Lots of people freeze in those situations.
    Please tell me you've watched this movie or read the book off of which it is based:

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1024715/


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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    I saved a bunch of little girls in Rapture. It was such a heroic deed that they made a video game about me.
    It pays off in the end!



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    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Batman?
    More or less.


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