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renate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-19-07 03:29 PM
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3. Waleed Shaalan was a hero, too
I'm sure many other stories of heroism will come out over the next few days, but here's another name to put next to Liviu Librescu's:

"Mr. Shaalan was badly wounded and lay beside the other student, who was not shot but played dead, as the gunman returned two times searching for signs of life. Just as the gunman noticed the student, Mr. Shaalan made a move to distract him, at which point he was shot a second time and died. The student believed that Mr. Shaalan purposefully distracted the shooter to save him, Mr. Dymond said."
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