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    Cool NYC bus driver catches girl who fell 3 stories

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    NYC bus driver catches girl who fell 3 stories

    NEW YORK (AP)A New York City bus driver was being hailed as a hero for saving a 7-year-old girl who fell three stories from an air conditioning unit outside a Brooklyn building.

    "I just prayed that I'd catch her," Stephen St. Bernard recalled after rescuing the child on Monday.

    "'Please let me catch her, please let me catch her.' That's all I could say," he added....
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrJVZWMVg3w"]Bus Driver Catches Girl From 3rd Floor - YouTube[/ame]
    http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterjre...onstitutional/

    ...But the most fascinating question has nothing to do with Scientology’s beliefs: Why is Scientology tax exempt? (And should it, perhaps, not be?)

    The best way to begin answering this is to first puncture a popular misconception. People often conflate recognition as a religion and recognition as a tax exempt § 501(c)(3) entity as being effectively the same thing. But the IRS does not make determinations of an entity’s religiosity. In fact, the IRS is constitutionally prohibited from even entertaining the question. Whether Scientology is or is not a religion is thus a red herring–a philosophical as opposed to legal question, far outside the scope of the tax exemption question....



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    "A hero is a sandwich." I love it!

    Great story.

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    awww, good for you Stephen St. Bernard - may the world bless you with all good things!

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