TITLE

Fortune Cookie Hero

AUTHOR(S)
Shaw, John
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Guideposts;Feb2008, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of saving a man trapped in a house caught in fire.
ACCESSION #
28780859

 

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