How hero parrot saved little girl who was choking on her breakfast

In 2008 Quaker parrot Willie alerted his owner Megan Howard when the little girl she was babysitting began to choke. Howard was in the bathroom when the parrot repeatedly yelled “Mama! Baby!” flapping his wings. Megan rushed and performed the Heimlich maneuver, saving her life. Willie received the Red Cross Animal Lifesaver Award. […]

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Husband saves wife’s life by donating kidney after spending a year dieting and exercising

In 2015, PJ Spraggins saves wife’s life who suffers from Lupus by donating kidney after spending a year dieting and exercising to get his blood pressure low enough for surgery. […]

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Chilling Story Behind the Amber Hagerman’s Murder And The AMBER alert system

Amber Hagerman is the reason we have the Amber alert or a child abduction emergency alert system. As of April 2019, 957 children rescued specifically because of AMBER Alert. To this day, the Amber behind Amber alert is still waiting for justice. […]

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Martin Couney, Saved Thousands of Premature Babies Wasn’t a Doctor at All

Martin Couney never qualified as a medical doctor. However, in the 1900s, he saved thousands of premature babies by exhibiting them in incubators at his Coney Island sideshow. Over the course of his career, he is said to have saved about 6,500 babies that had previously been written off by mainstream medicine. […]

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Aitzaz Hasan, Pakistani school boy who sacrificed his life from suicide bomber

Aitzaz Hasan, a 15 year old Pakistani school boy, sacrificed his life while preventing a suicide bomber from entering his school of 2000 students. His father said “My son made his mother cry but saved hundreds of mothers from crying for their children.” […]

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Lafayette pizza delivery driver who saved 5 from burning house

Nicholas Bostic a 25-year-old pizza delivery man from Lafayette, Indiana, ran into a burning house to rescue four children, who told him there is one more inside. He ran back inside, he found the six-year-old girl, jumped out of a window, carried her to a cop who captured the moment on his bodycam. […]

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Vince Coleman, a railway dispatcher, sacrificed his own life

Vince Coleman, a railway dispatcher, sacrificed his life in order to warn an incoming train of an imminent explosion. His telegraph said “Hold up the train. Ammunition ship afire in harbor making for Pier 6 and will explode. Guess this will be my last message. Good-bye, boys.” He saved 300 lives. […]

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The actions of a 7-year-old girl protected her mother from bullets

A 7-year-old girl jumped in front of her mother to save her from a man who was attempting to kill her in 2007. She was shot six times and survived, as well as saving her mother. […]

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How did Howard Florey discover penicillin

Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming, but he never attempted to turn it into an antibiotic. It wasn’t until ten years later that Howard Florey discovered Fleming’s obscure paper and understood the mold’s potential. Up to 200 million lives may have been saved as a result of Florey’s work. […]

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During the 1996 Olympic bombing, Richard Jewell falsely accused of committing the crime after saving dozens of people

Richard Jewell, an American security guard, discovered a bomb during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and assisted in the evacuation, but was later wrongfully accused and faced public scrutiny. He was cleared, but it had a lasting impact on him until his death in 2007 at the age of 44. […]

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