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  • About your heroic moment on 30th / Lex that you haven't yet told anyone because you don't know how to tell it - thought I'd share my thoughts for the fear I will forget...

    Most of us never really get the chance to actually save someone's life, or someone from harm so directly. Even when we do, the majority of us - especially if only given a split second to react and act, will not immediately come to the conclusion that will result in helping.

    When you saw the car rapidly rolling down the avenue and said to me "no one's in the car", I just froze versus springing to action. Amongst the busy cross walk where we stood, where your statement was heard loudly, you were the only one that actually reacted effectively.

    Even when you started to yell to people to move away, no one really acted on it...beyond saving themselves.

    In hindsight, a bit shocking that those who heard you and jumped out of the way didn't move each other out of the way of the speeding the last woman in scrubs. Her legs would have been crushed if you didn't run and yell fast enough.

    You actually had to get every single last person there to move out of the way.

    My take? You were given a rare opportunity to help people in a very immediate and dramatic way and you did the exact right thing without hesitating. That's really impressive and heroic in spirit. As for retelling your story -- say it was to make up for all the hearts you've (unintentionally) broken along the way, Mr. Hero.

    But seriously, you should feel confident that when it comes down to it -- you will do the right thing, even without thinking.
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