An incredible story

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by sumi, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Found an article in our local Sunday paper this morning that was so incredible, I had to share. The story is written in Afrikaans, so I did a google search on it for you and found this account:

    I Rock Being Sick!: Bravery Beyond Logic

    It is heartwarming, terrible and amazing. What is really sad is that 4 of the men didn't survive. They deserved medals for their bravery. What amazing people!
  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    Nice story about those San men. I read a lot of the bad that goes on.Nice to read some good too.
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    How true it is that the good/kind/brave make up for the bad/evil that mankind may be.
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Stories like this does restore my faith in human kindness. It's is just, quite simply unbelievable! I mean, what would the average person do in that situation? Hopefully I'll never have my courage (which is non-existent when it comes to fires) tested like that, 'cause frankly, I don't think I could do what those men did [​IMG]
  5. Gomes Bantams

    Gomes Bantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    wow. Just wow.
  6. christineavatar

    christineavatar Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2011
    Bolinas, CA
    I think a majority of people would be willing to give their life when they feel that by doing so they leave the world better off. I think of soldiers, fire fighters, police officers, just people who give what they need to because it is right. What strikes me most about this story is that faced with certain death, they all decided to act together to save what they could - this woman. I certainly hope that if the need arises I could act as noblely.

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