Find Out What This Montague Native Did to Be Honored As a Hero In Canada

By Anne Cacherell Ordinary people who demonstrate selfless acts and put their life at risk to save others from danger are the modern day, real-life superheroes. Meet Montague native Charles Edward Devowe, the first American who was honored as a hero by the Ontario Provincial Police Department. The story happened on July 29, 2014 when…

Do You Think a Pizza Place Can Save the World? One Man Does

By Richard K. Noots Pete Bonahoom had an idea to save the world. Or at least, it was always his dream to save the world. So, he began to work towards accomplishing that while opening up his very own pizza place. Called Galactic Pizza, they serve a very special kind of pizza. All natural ingredients, delivery cars running on electric…

He Left to Deliver a Pizza, He Didn’t Know He Would Return a Hero

By Anne Cacherell Meet Anson Lemmer, a 19-year-old delivery boy at Uncle Pizza in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. The story of his heroism happened when he saved a customer’s life by performing CPR while making a delivery. Lemmer was just on his 2nd day on his summer job when he was asked to deliver an order…

These Little Heroes Are Saving Lives & Limbs Using Their Exceptional Sense Of Smell

By Anne Cacherell Over 50 countries worldwide are contaminated by landmines and explosive remnants of wars that result to thousands of casualties every year. In line with this concern, APOPO (Anti-Persoonsmijnen Ontmijnende Product Ontwikkeling or Anti-Personnel Landmines Detection Product Development in English), a Belgian NGO, came up with a solution that would help save lives…

This Dog Just Saved a Lady From Nic Cage’s Worst Nightmare

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2N8ItNoP70 By Richard K. Noots One poor lady had the unfortunate occurrence of being attacked by hundreds of bees just some days ago. Now, what she was doing around all these bees, we may never know. All that’s really important however, is the fact that her dog took the brunt of the attack faithfully, all…

Apparently, Captain America Saves People From Burning Cars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh-LkeoNMBw By Richard K. Noots Steve Volgezon was just a simple Army Captain minding his own business, when he saw a car collision that caused a huge fire. Now, not one to disappoint (he was wearing a Captain America t-shirt) he decided to step up to the plate and demonstrate what real superheroes do. Without…

This Iron Cop Uses His Powers to Protect and Serve

By Richard K. Noots Now that Baltimore’s dust is settling, we often ask ourselves, “Just what is the point of law enforcement?” Although we cannot judge one group by a few bad eggs, outcries against authoritative abuse are nothing new. That’s why when I see men like Damon Cole of the Dallas Police Department, I know there are officers out there who care…

When Destiny Put Him In the Right Place At the Right Time, He Became a Hero

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pk9kFYT5jzo By Jack Day John Shear is a hero. He lived through two world wars, plenty of others, and worked at the horse track Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California for 51 years without any incident. Then one tragic day an angry horse broke loose from his handler and headed right for some gates where…

This Police Officer’s Rescue Effort Was Captured By His Body Cam

By Anne Cahcerell Sergeant Joe Hudson, a 14-year veteran of the Griffin Police Department, is gaining national attention when his rescue effort to save a toddler was captured by his police body-mounted camera. Moments before the deadly encounter, the home occupant told Hudson that her 3-year old grandchild is still trapped inside the burning house….