22 Carnegie heroes, who risked lives for others

(AP) - Winners of Carnegie Hero medals awarded Thursday:

_ Thomas St. John Harding, 51, of Mays Landing, N.J., rescued Steve J. Felice from assault in Elmer, N.J., in April 2011.

_ William Smith, 31, of Fairview, N.J., saved Stanislau J. Kavalsky from burning in Hackensack, N.J., in February 2012.

_ David B. Mayo, 45, of Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada, helped to save Marcian G. Cotter from drowning in Penetanguishene, Ontario, in August 2011.

_ Marcelino M. Orozco, 44, of Long Beach, Calif., rescued Apolinar Correa from assault in Bellflower, Calif., in August 2011.

_ Jeffery Scott Dinkins, 41, of Lewisville, N.C., died helping to save a girl from drowning in Myrtle Beach, S.C., in July 2011.

_ Clarence M. Brooks Jr., 44, of Highland Village, Texas, helped to save David D. Baker from drowning in Highland Village in March 2012.

_ Kevin Pratt, 31, of Milwaukie, Ore., saved Wayne L. Howe from drowning in Portland, Ore., in March 2012.

_ Nicholas A. Hays, 16, of East Wenatchee, Wash., saved Quennia Calixto-Negrette from drowning in Wenatchee in May 2012.

_ Bradley A. Bowman, 35, of Mablevale, Ark., helped to save Cynthia L. Brady from burning in Dallas in February 2012.

_ James Philip Snider, 50, of Clarksville, Tenn., saved Tyler J. Farrow, Matthew S. Williams and Amy R. Stringer from burning in Clarksville in August 2011.

_ Peter Weatherford, 52, of Clarksville, Tenn., tried to rescue Jackson H. Amos from burning in Clarksville in August 2011.

_ John Nash Hale, 59, of Toms River, N.J., tried to rescue Jeffrey E. Lenox from attacking dogs in Toms River in January.

_ Steven M. Enns, 28, of Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada, saved Brent A. Mortimer and a boy from burning in Estevan in May 2012.

_ Jeremy Day, 38, of Sidney, Maine, helped to save a girl from burning in Windsor, Maine, in November.

_ Patrick J. Rimoshytus, 43, of Warren, R.I., helped to rescue Carolyn Corbett from burning in Warren in December.

_ John Cody Clark, 17, of Vancouver, Wash., helped to save a boy from drowning in Rockaway Beach, Ore., in July 2012.

_ Christopher E. Williams, 35, of Gallipolis, Ohio, saved Samuel L. Dust, 3, from burning in Gallipolis in October 2012.

_ Thomas R. Nielsen, 43, of Louisville, Ky., and James B. Terry, 51, of Jeffersonville, Ind., saved Irmagene S. Lambert from burning in Louisville in January 2012.

_ Pierre Johnson, 33, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., saved Audrey A. Stewart from burning in Brooklyn Park in May 2012.

_ Brian D. Lozier, 23, of Sterling, N.Y., rescued John A. Crandon from an attacking bull in Cato, N.Y., in August 2012.

_ Warren L. Wood Jr., 45, of Crozet, Va., rescued Jessica M. Lewis and Amber L. Johnson from burning and tried to save Michael W. Johnson in Crozet in November 2011.

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Source: http://carnegiehero.org/


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