Posts tagged "heroism"

Teen Temar Boggs Saves Kidnapped Young Girl

A much-needed wonderful story: An African-American teenager in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, who saved a young girl from a kidnapper. Temar Boggs and six of his friends joined in a city-wide manhunt…

Julie Gerstein | July 15, 2013 - 12:20 pm

The Soapbox: The Aurora Shooting & The Myth Of Men’s Obligation To Be Heroes

In the days, weeks and months following a national tragedy, myths settle into our national consciousness. Myths are not falsehoods, per se. Rather, myths are the stories that we repeat…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2012 - 2:05 pm

Today In WTF: WSJ Columnist Wonders If Women Saved By Their Boyfriends In Aurora Were “Worthy Of The Sacrifice”

Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto thought it appropriate to question via Twitter if the three women who were reportedly saved by their boyfriends in last week’s “Dark Knight Rises” shooting…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 25, 2012 - 12:20 pm