Everyday ordinary people do extraordinary things. It doesn’t always happen in your backyard, but this time both OWN heroes shined in some of my own stomping grounds….Orange County, California and Sarasota, Florida. Eddie Peoples is a father of four boys and a Sergeant in the US Army – he knows all about chaos and control.… Read More Extraordinary Acts of Courage: Selfless Courage from a True Patriot and Mountain Bike Heroes
Being present and aware is the first step in becoming a hero. In these stories, each hero was aware of their surroundings and acted with great courage to save the lives of others. The first story takes place in Georgia. While waiting for the bus for school, Anaiah Taylor became a hero. As they started… Read More Extraordinary Acts of Courage: Runaway School Bus, Subway Falls and Sisterly Love
Gangs, an Air Collision and Snake Bites…just another day for the average Joe Superhero. Once again a reminder that a hero lies within each of us. This episode began by introducing a courageous young man, Tevita Veikoso, to us all. The son of a Tongan minister, Tevita dedicated himself to his family, church and football.… Read More Extraordinary Acts of Courage: Gangs, Air Collisions and Snake Bites…Oh My!
Another incredible episode of “Extraordinary Acts of Courage” aired this weekend on OWN. Everyday heroes at the right place at the right time. As these stories played out, I asked myself what would have happened if no one would have stepped up? So many times you hear stories about people walking by and avoiding eye… Read More Extraordinary Acts of Courage – More Heroes show up this week on OWN