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Telling the stories of heroes among us in Northern Ohio

Mar 13, 2023

An Akron police officer who ran into a burning house, and the Akron firefighter/paramedic who arrived a short time later talk about their harrowing experience trying to save a disabled woman from the home.  And two Akron school teachers describe their separate but similar experiences helpingh choking children.  Hosts: ...

Feb 28, 2023

Part one of our Hero interviews. Bus driver Jim Kuhn explains how he reacted when a passenger passed out at the door of his bus, likely saving the passenger's life.  And five-year old Easton Spann talks about helping his grandmother after she suffered a seizure.  Both are among the winners of the 2023 Acts of Courage...

Feb 14, 2023

American Red Cross CPR Instructor Erin Hosek explains how to perform the lifesaving skill, how to use an AED, and how to help someone who's choking.

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.