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These Brave Men Caught People Who Jumped 3 Stories to Escape a Raging Fire
They had to get as many people out of the burning building as quickly as...
Brain Damage from Drowning Can Be Reversed—and This Little Girl Is Proof
This is a world's first!
Two Pilots Save a Man Dangling from Another Plane in History’s Most Spectacular Mid-Air Rescue
Second Lieutenant Walter Osipoff was a seasoned parachutist. But one day, everything that could go...
6 True Water Rescue Stories That Will Make You Rethink How You Swim
A sunny day at the pool, lake, or ocean can turn dangerous in seconds if...
My Mugger Went from Wanting to Kill Me to Giving Me a Hug—All Because of This Story
By the time I finished speaking, he gave me a bear hug instead.
My Dad Passed Out at the Sight of My Blood When I Was a Kid—and He’s a Drill Sergeant
I was in the ER to be stitched up. He came to make sure I...
One Phone Call Changed This Drug Addict’s Life, and Her Story Will Change Yours
Auburn knew she had a drug problem, so she called a Christian counselor. This is...
I Was Kidnapped By a Terrorist in Iraq. This Is How I Survived.
He thought he was getting on a bus to go home, but he soon realized he was headed for his death.
A Leisurely Hike Turned Into a 5-Day Nightmare After We Took a Wrong Turn
The author was looking forward to a day of hiking with her husband in a...
The Hero Who Risked His Life to Save 32 Tourists from Burning Bus
Olav knew the smoke could be deadly to the trapped tourists, so the former firefighter...
At 12,000 Feet, this Skydiver Had a Seizure. What His Instructor Did Next Saved His Life.
Christopher Jones is packed tightly into a Cessna 182 with a dozen or so other trainee...
This 11-Year-Old Boy Saved His Friend From Being Kidnapped
One young boy’s bravery and quick thinking saves a little girl in the neighborhood...
After the Country’s Deadliest Mudslide, This Town Came Out Stronger Than Ever
“I don’t know that the Red Cross had ever encountered a community that would...
The Local Gravedigger Who Saves Lives on His Days Off
Johnny “Digger” Tucker has dug the graves of over 20,000 people.
Not Your Ordinary Pets: These Heroic Stories Prove Animals Are True Life-Savers
Did you ever imagine an animal could save your life? Meet some four-legged friends who’...
An Annual Ski Trip Turned Into a Quest for Survival
Despite their extraordinary wilderness skills, the Finnish couple were in grave danger.
After My Son Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury, I Was Told Insurance Would Cover His Medical Bills. I Was Dead Wrong.
Stephanie Peirolo had an excellent health plan, so when her 16-year-old son sustained a traumatic...
How One Man’s Slackline Skills Saved His Friend’s Life
When his friend was unconscious, dangling from a ski lift, Wilson straddled the chairlift cable...
Two Pilots Were Flying from Oahu to Hawaii—Then They Heard the Engines Go Quiet
They swam through jellyfish, the threat of sharks, and 16 miles of exhaustion before being sighted.
The Call That Changed An EMT’s Entire Life
“Mark my words; there is going to be that one call. That one call is...
The Unbelievable True Story of the Hiker Who Survived Back-to-Back Grizzly Bear Attacks
"I could feel her breath on the back of my neck and her front claws digging into my back."
A Violent Storm Tossed This Fisherman into Eight-Foot Waves, Alone, Without a Lifejacket. But He Refused to Die.
Damian knew he couldn't get back onto his boat, but he also knew he couldn't...
Armed Robbers Kidnapped Me in My Hometown. This Is How I Survived.
Back when he played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL player Earl Wolff had a near-death...
A Fiery Bus Crash Left This 19-Year-Old Close to Death. How She Survived Is Nothing Short of a Miracle.
With 96 percent of her body burned, doctors put her chances of survival at one in a thousand.
We Found Out a Tornado Was Coming. Seconds Later, It Blew Away Our House
The tornado last 4 minutes, to us, it felt like a lifetime.
I Was Seconds Away from Drowning in My Own Car—Until I Did This to Survive
"Cold water rushed into the cab of my truck, with only a little time left,...
The Stampeding Crowd Sounded Like a Train Moving Through the Mall
I got caught up in everyone's flee to safety.
“Never Run, Because Then You’re Prey”: How I Walked Away from an Assault Unharmed
My self-defense instincts kicked in fiercely.
The Heroic Dog that Saved a Family of Five from Burning in a House Fire
I went downstairs to turn off a light I didn't think I left on, that's when I saw the fire.
What Do You Do When Your Car Dies In Life-Threatening Weather? You Pray for a Miracle
Long before cell phones and power steering, a car dying in the middle of a...
One Man’s Search for the Woman Who Saved His Life After He Collapsed from a Massive Heart Attack
He set out to find his guardian angel.
The Dramatic Moment a Man Saved a Stranger from Plummeting Down a Cliff
After losing control of his car, below him lay a 30-foot drop and a busy...