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A real football hero

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by forever_town, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    I didn't see this on either of the first two pages of this forum, so my apologies if this is a d_b:


    I hate the cavalier use of the term "hero" for athletes. However, this kid is definitely a hero.
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Great story, f_t. Thanks for sharing.

    Amazing. I can't even comprehend that feeling, or the ability to think on one's feet.
  3. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Awesome story.
  4. verbalkint

    verbalkint Member

    Quote lifted, without comment. (None needed.)

  5. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    That's some James Bond level shit right there.
  6. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    What a great kid. Thanks, forever.

    I smell an Oprah appearance.
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Impressive young man. Look forward to hearing about his future.
  8. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    With him being a four-star recruit, I think you'll be hearing a lot of him in the future.
  9. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    I wish him the best in the future. Heroism I can only imagine.

    I hope he gets celebrated more for his heroism than his football; too many times our societal values are misplaced towards sports.
  10. CentralIllinoisan

    CentralIllinoisan Active Member

    Not until faced with real adversity can a hero be born. His actions make me feel good about humanity.
  11. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    I saw a bit about it on the Today Show (I think that's the show that was on; I wasn't paying attention). They showed the story and then they interviewed the kid.

    This is one of those things you'd love to see follow him in life.
  12. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    What an amazing story.

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