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2 Windsor area residents to get Medals of Bravery from GG

Two people from the Windsor area are among 43 Canadians who will be decorated for bravery at Rideau Hall on Thursday in Ottawa.

Two people from the Windsor area are among 43 Canadians who will be decorated for bravery at Rideau Hall on Thursday in Ottawa.

David Mayo of Tecumseh gets the Governor-General's medal of bravery for helping to save a drowning man in Georgian Bay.

Const. Susan McCormick of the Windsor Police Service rescued a suicidal man from the Detroit River.

Both incidents happened three years ago.

David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present one Star of Courage and 42 Medals of Bravery at a ceremony at Rideau Hall on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Created in 1972, Decorations for Bravery recognize people who risked their lives to try to save or protect the lives of others.

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