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Telling the stories of heroes among us in Northern Ohio

Jan 30, 2024

Hannah Stein saved a woman from drowning in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and Jenna Omar performed abdominal thrusts in her school cafeteria to save a fellow seventh-grader.  Both tell their stories to Jim McIntyre and Christy Peters of the Red Cross Communications Department.

Jan 24, 2024

Summit County Sherrif's deputy Brian Gorham and Don Sedlock, a bystander who spotted a fire in his neighborhood teamed up to help rescue an elderly man who was trapped in the home, and have been named Acts of Courage award winners for 2024 in the Greater Akron and the Mahoning Valley chapter. Red Cross Communicators...

Jan 9, 2024

Dylan Fink, who underwent treatment for non-hodgkin's lymphoma at age 14, talks about the importance of having an adequate blood supply for patients like him.  His treatment included multiple blood transfusions.  He's joined by his father, Ed Fink, who with wife Krista started the Fearless Fighters Foundation. Red Cross...