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  • Man, 90, saves wife of 68 years in wheelchair from fire in North Carolina 

    08/08/2015 2:41:23 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 13 replies ^ | rachelle blidner
    A 90-year-old man pulled his wife of 68 years to safety in her wheelchair as a fire ravaged their North Carolina home. Arthur Schneider jumped into action after a lightning storm hit a street transformer, causing flames to crawl through his Asheboro house, he told the Daily News Saturday. Arthur immediately thought of his wife Rosemary, 89, who has Parkinson’s disease and dementia. She was all the way at the back of the house and cannot walk. “I had to go back and get her,” Arthur said. “She’s part of me.” The smoke alarms “were all buzzing” as the power...
  • The Heroic Act [Catholic-Orthodox Caucus]

    06/24/2009 10:52:42 AM PDT · by Salvation · 5 replies · 386+ views ^ | n/a |
    The Heroic ActThe Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a hero as "a mythological or legendary figure of great strength or ability; or a man admired for his achievements and qualities." A hero goes above and beyond the call of duty to help others. It is someone who has made a sacrifice for the benefit of those who could not help themselves.There are heroes in the Catholic Church. They are the canonized saints. It is true, that all people who enter Heaven are saints, but the canonized saints have done something that is extraordinary and have been made role models for future generations...