When I was five I jumped into a pool to pull out my three-year-old neighbor. She then accused me of pushing her in (her mom saw the whole thing and knows I didn't).
I don't know that I have saved lives in my profession as a teacher of special needs children, but I would like to think that my suffering abuses and hardships, and leading many forward in their lives, have helped in some ways to save them and their futures. I have experienced the joy of meeting some after graduation, and seeing how they have become responsible adults with families, that they support with great love and devotion. There are few more gratifying experiences in my adult life, as I have found in working with those kids who showed to me that they appreciated me, and what I tried to do for them.
I yanked one of my friends out of the path of an oncoming bus. We had just gotten off of another bus and my friend stepped off the curb to cross the street. He had headphones on and didn't hear another bus coming up the road, nor did he hear me yell out his name to warn him, so I grabbed the collar of his jacket and pulled him back onto the curb just as it roared by.
...I drank for free for quite a while after that whenever we hung out...
i have two times. i won't say how but it was one time a young kid about 14 years old and the other time a girl around 19.
I haven't, but my mom did. it was like a year ago, my grandma had a heart attack or something along the lines of that, and she went unconscious and wasn't breathing. my mother happened to be there at the time and did CPR on her until the medics came. I'm really glad I wasn't there to witness it, though. she would have died if my mom wasn't there.
As a recovering alcoholic, I don't believe I've saved any lives. But everyday, I try to teach someone in need, how to save their own. I do this by sharing my past history along with my path to recovery. Who? Anyone that asks.
It's amazing, but people save other people's lives everyday but just don't know it. Nowadays, many people are self- destructive in so many ways. A simple smile or greeting or compliment can make the difference whether someone wants to live or not. If we get out of ourselves, we can all be life savers.
At age thirteen I jumped into a reservoir to save the life of my younger brothers friend who had fallen in from a platform and couldn't swim. He had already started to sink but I managed to get hold of him and tow him to the edge where one of my friends dragged him onto the bank. Someone had seen it and ran to a call box to call an ambulance. He was taken to hospital as a precaution but was allowed to go home later after the doctors were satisfied he was ok. I didn't see it as a big deal but I was a hero to his family for a while after.
I pulled a young boy from a pond when his legs got tangled in weeds.
I did a hitch in the Coast Guard when saving lives was my job. But I wonder, how many times do we save lives merely by holding children back from traffic or guiding them around trouble? As a two time father I imagine I've done it quite a bit. You don't think of it that way of course.
When I was a lifeguard in high school, I was watching the pool like always when a little girl jumped in the pool while her parents were watching. I went all the way and scooped her up and got the water out so she could breath again. Not the most thrilling story, but water accidents with kids happen all the time and I am glad that I was there to prevent another one from occurring.
I just read through the answers here already, and lots are water related!! Way to go, everyone! Those darn pools, rivers, lakes, swaps, and reservoirs are out to get cha!
by nlclark 5 years ago
Have you ever saved a person's life?I don't want responses from doctors, nurses, or EMT's, they do that on a daily basis.
by Abhaque Supanjang 7 years ago
What will you do if someone whose life you ever saved abase you ?A long time ago, maybe you once saved someones's life; he/she could survive because of you. But, lately, he/she abased you because of a simple thing.
by Caroline Marie 7 years ago
Did you ever have a turning point in your life?We all have had times where we change as people. When was your turning point and what caused it to happen?I had mine a few times, but the most recent one happened a few months ago when I switched jobs. I just realized being at a job with some shady...
by danicole 3 years ago
Have you ever been in a physical fight or have been jumped? Tell your storyHave you ever been in a physical fight or have been jumped? Tell your story
by gonzo62003 5 years ago
Like the time I had nodded off at the wheel for a moment and had strayed into the medium and then heard in my ear a voice that said "Wake up son!!" Yeah that got my attention...
by pharuk temmy t 6 years ago
Whose life would you save? Your wife/husband or your only child.Who would you rescue? Your husband/wife or your only child in a fire accident?
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