Boy, 9, helps stop father's runaway semi

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  1. Anngelique

    Anngelique New Member

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    ST. HELENS, Ore. - A 9-year-old was forced to take the wheel of a runaway tractor trailer Monday after his father passed out due to a medical emergency, leading to a dramatic few moments until a passerby helped stop the vehicle.

    (Complete story and video at the link)

    http://www.katu.com/news/9043307.html

    I think he's a hero. Other lives could have been taken if he didn't act so quickly!
     
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  3. deanws

    deanws Former Member

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    WOW...what an amazing story!~ Good for the kid!!!!:D
     
  4. Anngelique

    Anngelique New Member

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    It's nice to read about something positive for a change, isn't it?:clap: :clap:
     
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    Lauren Former Member

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    That kid is from where I live... That's why they had all the news crews.
    Good job!
     
  6. Anngelique

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    You're from St. Helen's? I graduated from Rainier.
     

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