Woman Makes Ultimate Sacrifice to Save Stranger

Rachel Davis was attempting to calm down two groups of young people involved in an alcohol-fuelled fight when she was shot at close range outside a bar in the Gastown district of Vancouver. Saff Imran Sharif, 25, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Ms. …

Man Fights Polar Bear with Nothing but His Pocket Knife

Dr. Éric Fortier, M.B., an orthodontist, of Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, is a recipient of the Medal of Bravery, a Canadian honour for acts of heroism, for fighting off an attack by a polar bear that mauled two other people. The citation reads: On July 27, 2001, Éric Fortier confronted a polar bear that was attacking …

Fearless Nurse Faces Certain Death as She Takes on Mob

A retired Detroit, Michigan nurse, Deborah Hughes, found herself doing what many would consider out of the question. At fifty-nine years of age, standing just four foot eleven inches and weighing one hundred and twenty-six pounds she could hardly be thought of as intimidating. Fearlessly she stood between certain death …