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The True Hero of the Queensland Floods

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A 13-year-old Australian boy is being hailed by his fellow countrymen as “the true hero of the Queensland floods.” This boy’s story is one of incredible bravery and self-sacrifice, but also an example of how first responders are exposed to traumatic events that are often hard to forget.

Here’s the boy’s story:

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Written by traumalines

January 13, 2011 at 9:21 pm

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