A woman is swimming in the ocean. Sharks are
spotted near her, so her husband runs into the water to save her. Part
of his leg is severed by sharks but he manages to pull his wife and himself
A scientist makes a great discovery that will
cure thousands of people with a heart disease.
An accident leaves a gymnast paralyzed. For
5 years she spends 12 to 14 hours a day in therapy to try to regain the
use of her legs. Her hard work results in a miraculous recovery, and she
wins a gold medal in the Olympics.
A man runs into a burning building that is
about to collapse to rescue a child trapped inside. As he is running out
with the child, a portion of the building falls, killing them both.
When a boat capsizes in a storm, four people
are clinging to a small raft that will hold only three. An old man with
a fatal disease knows he will die in a few months, so he gives up the raft
for the others. He drowns in the waves.
A schoolteacher, invited to be part of the
seven-person crew of the Space Shuttle, dies as the rocket explodes shortly
A bystander helps a woman who is drowning
in the river after a plane crash. The water is very cold, and only a few
minutes of exposure could result in death. He is able to save the woman
but freezes and drowns in the process.
An 11-year old boy who sees 2 men sexually
assaulting a 13-year old girl, threatening to stab her if she resists,
rides off on his bicycle and gets the police. The officers arrive too late
to prevent the rape, but the boy's actions probably prevent her from being
A lifeguard rescues a 6-year old from drowning
in a public pool by dragging him out with a hook.
A man finds that the company he works for
has been cheating customers. He reports his finding on a television news
program. Shortly thereafter he is fired from his job.