Hero Vs. Decent Human Being

I was peeved when I read the story this morning about Dustin Hoffman being a hero.  It’s not his fault..he didn’t call himself one.  Here’s what happened.  Dustin was taking a stroll in a London park when he saw a jogger collapse after foaming at the mouth.  So, he called paramedics and stayed with the guy til they got there.  That’s just doing the right thing.  It’s being a decent human being-not a hero.  To me, a hero is someone who puts his or her life on the line for others.

Let’s reserve that term for our Military, Police Officers and Firefighters.  Don’t dilute that word on someone who did-what I’d hope anyone would do-for another human being who needed help.  He made a phone call.

 

More from Erin O'Malley
Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From Mix 104.1

Radio.com
Looped

Listen Live