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┬ácolumnist 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