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Calvin Stein likes to help people, even if it means putting himself in danger to protect complete strangers.
His altruism kicked into high gear on on July 9, 2016, when he ran straight into the path of runaway ponies to pick up a little girl and toss her to safety, only to get trampled himself.
Stein, 53, will accept the Stanhope Gold Medal from the Royal Humane Society this week. It’s the latest honour he’s received for his actions that day, which also include the Carnegie Medal for heroism and the Governor General’s medal of bravery.
Listen to Colleen Ross’s radio special, Saving Strangers, here.
Why do some people do extraordinary acts of altruism, at great risk to themselves? Calvin Stein rescued a little girl from the
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