Hero Time … Again.

I tried to search in this blog for the last time I recently saved a life, but honestly, this blog is loaded so full to the bursting point with nonsense and BS that I can’t find it. But I do recall it. Or maybe it was saving a life by not killing someone. Regardless, I did find this lifesaving story from almost 4 years ago. Anyway, yesterday, while waiting at O’Hare Airport in Chicago for my 13 year old daughter’s flight to arrive after a school trip to Washington, DC and NYC, I did it again. I saved another life.

As I was killing time before my daughter’s flight arrived, I wandered around racking up the steps. It was at the top of a down escalator when I noticed an older woman struggling a bit to take the escalator down. It looked like she planned to ride the handrail of the escalator down rather than standing on the steps. And that doesn’t normally go well.

Then I realized this woman had missed the steps, and she was hung up straddling the handrail. If you are younger, missing the steps can be okay as demonstrated by this guy.

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Bonus Olympic Coverage

I really wish NBC would cover the Olympics better for the USA. Sure, we get plenty of opportunities to watch sports in which Americans compete for medals like Snowboard and Figure Skating. But I also want to see some of the other sports that are not as popular in the USA. For example, the Swiss dominate the Doubles Pallet Jack, and it’s kind of fun to watch their dominance.

Swiss Pallet

And in Singles Escalator Hanging, the Swiss also excel …

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