I found this CBS story to be truly amazing. Dave Hartsock is a skydiving instructor who jumped in tandem with Shirley Dygert of Teague, Texas. When their first chute failed to open and the second chute became tangled, Hartsock positioned himself under Dygert to break her fall. They both survived but Hartsock is paralyzed for life.
Dygert is a 54-year-old grandmother of three who wanted to celebrate her birthday in style with a jump from 13,000 feet.
When they were moving at 40 mph and only 500 feet from the ground, Hartsock rotated their position to take the hit in a bid to save Dygert’s life. It worked and this guy is one amazing hero.
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