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Like duty-to-rescue law, the Carnegie Hero Fund concerns itself with momentary, physical rescue, rather than a broader conception of the term "hero." Easy rescues like the ones mandated by Good Samaritan statutes are unlikely to qualify for recognition by the Carnegie Hero Fund.
Gary's partner Sheena Cormack, who he lived with in Wick, will accept a roll of honour and citation from George Atkinson, chairman of the Carnegie Hero Fund Trust, during a special ceremony today.
Thanks to his decisive actions, Cashen was awarded a Carnegie Medal for Heroism by the Carnegie Hero Fund this past July.
A Destin, Florida, surfer, Jack Timothy Dicus, and Christopher White, a vacationer who also is a Carrollton, Georgia, volunteer firefighter, were also among the recent group of people honored by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
When the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission learned about Denmark's deed, it sent letters to her to collect enough information to give her its prestigious award, but the modest woman threw them away!
In April, he was awarded a Carnegie Medal and $3,500 grant by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission for risking his life "to an extraordinary degree" to save Juliann.
In March of this year, Smith (who was not harmed) received a Carnegie Medal and $3,500 grant from the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, an award given to individuals who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others.
In March, Domotor received a Carnegie Medal and $3,500 grant from the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, an award honoring those who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others.
In March of this year, Shelby was awarded a Carnegie Medal and a $3,500 grant by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission for risking his life to an "extraordinary degree" while saving the life of another.
And, on April 22 of this year, the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announced that each had received a Carnegie Medal and $3,500 grant for risking their lives "to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others." The two lawmen insist, however, that they were merely fortunate to be in the right place when their help was needed, and did nothing especially heroic.
In March of this year, the McGuires each received a Carnegie Medal and a $3,500 cash stipend from the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission for "risk[ing] their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others."
On March 18 of this year, the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announced that Schott and Covella had each been awarded a Carnegie Medal and $3,500 cash stipend for "risk[ing] their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others." And on March 22, President Bush presented Sgt.
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