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Telling the stories of heroes among us in Northern Ohio

Jan 24, 2023

Red Cross volunteer Lisa Mize of Huron, Ohio and employee Jill Patterson reflect on their experiences during their first-ever deployment to a disaster response.  They both went, at different times, to Florida to help people who had been affected by Hurricane Ian.

Oct 4, 2022

Jamell Fetter, an employee of the Estes Express Lines terminal in Toledo was recently honored by the American Red Cross with a Lifesaving Award for Extraordinary Personal Action.  This episode features Jamell explaining how he was able to perform lifesaving CPR on a coworker, despite having no formal training.  Also...

Sep 20, 2022

Four employees of the Giant Eagle supermarket in Boardman, Ohio are being honored with an Acts of Courage award for using CPR and an AED to save the life of a five-year old girl.

Sep 6, 2022

As a freshman at Hubbard High School, Baron Reynolds recognized a classmate in trouble and stepped up, performing abdominal thrusts to clear his choking friend's airway.  This enthusiastic young man equates his act of courage to that of a superhero. 

Aug 23, 2022

The first-responder team at Classic Optical in Liberty Township, Trumbull County responded when a coworker collapsed in April of 2022.  Thanks to their First Aid/CPR/AED training, Bill Mikesell, Chris Hartzell and superviror Frank Zagotti helped save a life that day.  They tell their story in this episode.