What really came out of the rescue - either when you were rescued, or the rescuer? This week, Your DNTO shares our best "rescue" stories, and yours - including the story of a dramatic boating rescue, and the story of a rescue from a bar fight!
got rescued at a
bus stop after a late night gig in an unexpected way... by the last
person she'd expect to come to her aid. She'll tell us who it was, and
Leanne calls her story in to the "Your DNTO Hero Hotline" - a story about a rescue from a dust-up at a bar.
long will it take a person lying on the ground to get help from a
stranger? It's a good question, so we asked Your DNTO producer Tori Allen to
lie on the ground to find out.Jean Freeman
tells us the story of a valiant - if unsuccessful - rescue attempt involving a goldfish, some rum, and CPR.
And it turns out Jean isn't the only pet rescuer out there - we'll hear stories of saving pets from DNTO listeners Leslie, Sarah, and Harry.
what compels one person to step up and be a rescuer... while others
don't? Tori Allen, the participant in a recent social experiment on the
subject, looks into it, with a little help from the Heroic Imagination Project
Can the "bystander effect" be overcome? Of course it can - and DNTO listeners Joyce and Rachel will tell us how they did it.
Years ago, Carly Stasko
wrote an essay on how to be your own superhero for a feminist book
anthology. And when Carly went on the book tour, she brought a big
tickle-trunk of costumes and gave superhero makeovers to people in each
city. Years later, Carly found another way to put her costume to good
use... when she became a costumed hero to a friend in need.
Another DNTO listener shares his story of a dramatic boating rescue... and how he ended up plucking seven rowers from the water.
it comes to dramatic rescue missions, it's hard to top the Chilean mine
story. Thirty-three miners were trapped underground for more than two
months before a rescue team was able to drill half a mile below the
earth, and bring the miners up one by one in a metal capsule. We'll talk
with one of the people involved in that rescue - rig technician Jeff
Being stranded on the side of the road is always bad news.
It's really bad news if you're stranded on the side of the road in
Bosnia... and it's 1992... and you're a Canadian peacekeeper.We'll hear
the incredible story of how Darrell Houle was rescued from that
situation.And here's this week's playlist:Bruce Cockburn
- "Waiting For a Miracle"