An Act of Heroism
Thesis: An act of heroism can be very rewarding in many different ways.
It was a typical Friday morning at home. I get up and start my chores; my regular
motherly duties. While the kids are getting ready for school, I get breakfast going,
everyone eats and we are off to school. After dropping everyone off at their designated
places, I then return home to start on my school work for the day, while continuing to do
That afternoon, after picking the girls up from school, we contemplated taking a
short trip, hum, Memphis or Nashville? After weight out our options we decided upon
Memphis. After having dinner and packing our bags we head to the store to fill
up on gas. Memphis, here we come.
We are heading down highway 45 when we come to Holly Springs. When, all of
the sudden a vehicle that is three cars in front of us, flips over four times and lands top
side up. We get out of the car to see if anyone is hurt. When all of the sudden we see a
hand coming from the passenger side window. Then, we hear someone calling for help.
The driver had been shoved into the passenger seat. I am looking around and no one is
Trying to help this person, they just stand there watching. As I am walking up to the
window I hear someone say, “You better not help, if something happens and she does not
make it her family might try to sue you.” At that point it did not matter, this was a
person’s life! Myself and another bystander took the ladies arm and pulled her out of the
car. It was a miracle that she was not hurt, not one scratch on her.
As the ambulance arrived she kept asking someone to call her mother. And yet
again the EMT told me “if you call her mother and she has a wreck on her way here you
can be liable. So I dialed the telephone number for her so she could talk with her mother.
She was taken to the hospital where later that day I tried to contact...
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