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Honorees salute slain officer as 'the ultimate hero'
New Hampshire Union Leader Hero Awards honorees pose with Gov. Maggie Hassan on Tuesday. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Adrenaline kicks in, Murby said, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t get worried while standing in 45-degree ocean water and rescuing the two.
Every day, she said, members of law enforcement put their lives on the line, and when they approach a home, they never know what’s on the other side of the door.
Joe Carelli, the president of Citizens Bank New Hampshire, said most award recipients didn’t know the people they rescued. They were just citizens helping citizens.
About the Hero Awards
The Union Leader Hero Awards honor New Hampshire residents who have risked their lives in the previous year to save or attempt to save the life of another person.
The program is sponsored by Citizens Bank and presented by the New Hampshire Union Leader.
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