The South Sound region does not lack for people admired as heroes. Recently, four fallen Lakewood police officers have taken the role. Many soldiers from Fort Lewis, living and dead, have worn the label.
Each year, the American Red Cross Mount Rainier Chapter presents a new class of Red Cross Real Heroes, nominated by community members. This year’s cast of 10 local recipients includes law enforcement rescuers, children saving their father from an insect sting, a boy saving his cousin from choking on a Puyallup Fair corndog, and a pair of school bus incidents.
They were honored at a …