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Philadelphian jumps on tracks
to help fallen man

Detroit News, by Joann Loviglio, Kathy Matheson

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Posted By:barbcrose, 3/30/2013 4:45:51 PM

The recovering drug addict with a long rap sheet who had just sat down on the bench at a north Philadelphia train station often wondered if he was a good person, and perhaps never considered that anyone thought he was a hero to anybody. But there was no self-doubt when Christopher Knafelc´s instincts kicked in Thursday and he leaped onto the tracks to help a complete stranger he´d just seen flail and fall off the platform.

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Today´s feel good story.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stevendm, 3/30/2013 4:55:02 PM     (No. 9251659)

Ban all train traffic! Innocent people are dying because of trains.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: maggie2u, 3/30/2013 5:34:51 PM     (No. 9251706)

Good for him, I wish him well, at least he´s trying. As opposed to the drunk driver with many citations, who this past week, in Seattle, hit four pedestrians killing two and putting the other two in the hospital in critical condition. The two dead were a married couple who just moved to Seattle to be with their son, his wife and their newborn grandbaby. The two in critical condition are the young mother and her 10 day old baby.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: altoona, 3/30/2013 7:30:54 PM     (No. 9251801)

God bless this unselfish man with recovery and peace. Recently we had a story in these parts where a man jumped in front of a truck to save a child who had wandered into the street. He was no relation to the child and was hospitalized in critical condition but the child was saved. Knowing there are good people such as these keeps me going.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ribicon, 3/30/2013 10:43:05 PM     (No. 9251969)

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