When Sheldon Teague realized the floor above where he was staying was on fire, he didn't hesitate. He knew people were up there and that emergency responders may not get there in time. He immediately jumped into action kicking down a door, fighting his way through smoke and fire using his iPhone light to guide his way and saved a 9 year old girl.
The girl Sheldon saved is 9 year old Zoya Kapadia. She is now in serious but stable condition. Sadly, she lost her mother, father and sister in the blaze.
I think Sheldon's bravery can serve as a reminder that humanity, while not always perfect, can sometimes be awesome. We may not always get along - but there are those among us who are capable of magnificent things. The world could use more Sheldon Teagues.
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