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Friday, April 13, 2012

Cory Booker ‘felt terror’ as he rescued neighbor from fire

Mel Evans/AP - Newark Mayor Cory Booker's right hand is bandaged as he stands in his driveway between a boarded-up 433 Hawthorne Avenue and next his home, left, in Newark, N.J.

(Bloomberg) -- Newark Mayor Cory Booker said he “felt terror” as he shook off his bodyguards and rescued a next-door neighbor from her bed last night in a burning, smoke- filled apartment.
“I did not feel bravery,” Booker, the 42-year-old head of New Jersey’s largest city, said at a news conference this morning, his burned right thumb and forefinger bandaged. “I felt terror.”

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What a HERO!!! I wish the media would focus more on stories like these and less on the drama and scandals. There are real heros everywhere.

Jaimie Kurtz
Com 101-4080