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Bravery - Part 1

It is likely that if you are reading this, you are aware of the terrible events that have recently happened in Tunisia. Equally awful things have been going on in many different countries (both recently and in the past) but this particular event has resonated with us because of the acts of heroism and bravery that took place on the day. 329 more words

Preston Park Fire Engine Rally - 2015

Last Saturday Safe and Sound attended the Preston Park Fire Engine Rally in Stockton on Tees.

The rally has been going since 1981. It is organised by both serving and retired members of the local Fire & Rescue Services and is coordinated by Stockton Borough Council Events Team. 567 more words

Emergency Services

Veteran's Voices

Veteran’s Voices: Remarkable Stories of Heroism, Sacrifice, and Honor

In the moments when we feel closest to our fellow human beings, there comes a certain comfort, a certain awareness of being connected – a sense of “us.” The mission of Portraits of Us is to capture those moments, to hold onto them and to share them.

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Minnesota man honored for rescuing roommate from house fire

A Minnesota man who rescued his college roommate from a house fire last year is one of  18 people to be honored with a Carnegie Medal for heroism… 440 more words


From Hate to (S)heroism: The Beginning

On June 28, the Illuminated Cities Project team started its summer 2015 programming. Below are some details about our focus for this summer, and the concepts that we have covered so far. 138 more words

The Two Towers

Although The Lord of the Rings is almost always referred to as a trilogy, that was not Tolkien’s intent. Tolkien meant for The Lord of the Rings to be a novel composed of a single volume divided into six books. 570 more words

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