I Saved Someone's Life

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    He was yelling at you

    and he took your child, everyone was staring, a comment of the situations relative normalcy was spoken, he grasped your throat and pushed you against the glass, the child was crying, I moved your arm away, then you stopped. Did I really save anyone? I guess I only tried. He...
    MagnificentPhantom MagnificentPhantom
    22-25
    1 Response Jun 7, 2014

    Who Are You?

    During the last couple years of high school, I spent most summer weekends at a Northern California river town called Guerneyville. It would have been 1968 or 69.  There is a popular beach there..Johnson's Beach which I frequented.  Any time I was near water I instinctively was...
    rockinz rockinz
    56-60, M
    1 Response Sep 6, 2011

    The Blood of Eve on My Hands: When I was

    still in high-school, I was attending a party at one of my friends' houses. It was a small party with consisting mostly out of people I knew. As far as these things go... they were all drunk out of their wits. One of the girls there, Eve, was upset and crying most of the time...
    Lullacus Lullacus
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2014

    A Couple Of Times, But Never In A Heroic Soldiery Way.

    I've performed CPR once or twice and helped people who were going into heart failure when I worked in healthcare, and I once cut the power that was electrocuting some dumb bastard who thought it would be a good idea to stick his hands into live wiring, but I've never done...
    Asclepius Asclepius
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 11, 2010

    Some years ago after the council relayed some

    kerbing European wasps made a nest in the ground under a tree next to it. It was over the road from a children's play area. I contacted the local council and informed them. They were not interested even although I told them that they could kill a child if one was stung. A few...
    Ozdharma Ozdharma
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Jan 12, 2015

    about 6 months ago i was in a lift with a man

    who looked absolutely ill, i asked him if he was okay and he said he thought he was having a heart attack. I was 15 and didnt know what to do, so i sat him against my body and he told me where his flat was, he was right up the top! so when we got to his level i had to...
    Lochhead1 Lochhead1
    18-21, F
    Aug 30, 2014

    I Saved Someone's life

    I was going home for lunch about a year after I retired from the Army. It was noon and I was driving on a narrow winding two lane road along a creek, as a came around a corner I came up on a pick up truck sitting sideways in the road and it had hit a tree on the edge of the road...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 8, 2013

    My Baby Sister.

    I was just feeding her a pork chop and I got nervous and it reminded me of this story. She was about nine months old at the time and the kids had just gone to live with my aunt and uncle.  I was there helping out.  My other aunt was visiting and everyone was...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 21, 2009

    You can easily change somebody's life There was

    a girl I found on a chat website who was horribly depressed and wanted to commit suicide I talked to her giving her advice and it really helped her now she has a happy life and hasn't thought about committing suicide again
    anestacia anestacia
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 30, 2014
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