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Sgt. Sivad Johnson of the Detroit Fire Department was a Real-Life Unsung Hero

There is so much bad news around us. It is easy to be cynical and pessimistic. Self-interest is seen as what gets people going. Everyone is trying to maximize their utility and they act rationally, economists say. But there are people indispensable in our society that put their life on the line for the rest of society. They are the first responders- police, fire and paramedics. Many of them have died serving society. They are society's unsung heroes.

Recently, we heard the sad news of the death of sergeant Sivad Johnson of the Detroit Fire Department. He died saving the lives of three girls wh...


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