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Asian American Police Officer’s Heroic Action Saves Baby’s Life

posted by Randall

Savannah, GA Baby RescuedAn Asian American police officer is credited with saving the life of a newborn in Savannah, Georgia, reports WSAV.

“My momma’s baby is not breathing — newborn,” the 911 caller said. You can hear the entire 911 call here.

Officer William Eng was the first to respond to that emergency call of an … Read more

Southeast Asian American

Hero Stayed by His New Friend until the End in Las Vegas Shooting

posted by Randall

Kody RobertsonA Central Ohio man had only met Michelle Vo a few hours before a gunman went on his rampage leaving 59 people dead.

In those short hours, Kody Robertson said Michelle made a deep impression on him. The
Dispatch reports they danced and laughed and even exchanged phone numbers.

That joy was soon shattered by … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 16, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on The Forgotten Asian American Hero Behind Loving V.S. Virginia

The Forgotten Asian American Hero Behind Loving V.S. Virginia

posted by Sophia Whittemore

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By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

 
If any of you have seen the movie Loving, the story detailing an interracial couple’s struggles to have their marriage recognized, then you’ll know just how important that case was for the sake of the nation. I know it’s certainly important. If interracial marriage was illegal, then my Indonesia-born … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Mar 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hero in Kansas Hate Crime Shooting Awarded $100K from Indian Americans

Hero in Kansas Hate Crime Shooting Awarded $100K from Indian Americans

posted by Randall

Ian Grillot

Ian Grillot


 
Ian Grillot risked his own life and took bullets in the chest and hand to stop a suspected hate crime in progress in Kansas.
 
The Indian American community has rallied to show their thanks by donating $100,000 to a reward fund set up by the India House  for Grillot that he … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 12, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on ABC7: Cambodian American High School Student Dies A Hero

ABC7: Cambodian American High School Student Dies A Hero

posted by Jason Fong

Jessie YuthLong Beach Poly High School student Jesse Yuth who died assisting in the successful rescue of a female friend is being remembered as a hero.

ABC7 News reports the rescue happened at Hermit Falls in the Angeles National Forest. A high school member of the ROTC, the private s funeral was held in front of … Read more

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Jul 7, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on IBT: Nonito Donaire’s 9-Month Pregnant Wife Saves Drowning Boy. @FilipinoFlash

IBT: Nonito Donaire’s 9-Month Pregnant Wife Saves Drowning Boy. @FilipinoFlash

posted by Randall

Nonito DonaireWow, this is incredible.

The wife of Filipino American boxer Nonito Donaire rescued a friend’s son from drowning on July 4th, reports the International Business Times.

Oh, did I mention Rachael Donaire is nine months pregnant?

Rachael suffered a strained ligament. But the good news is her unborn child is safe.

She is due … Read more

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Jun 12, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on ABS CBN: Filipino American Hailed as Hero in Santa Monica School Shooting

ABS CBN: Filipino American Hailed as Hero in Santa Monica School Shooting

posted by Randall

Marcel KahnMarcel Kahn is being hailed as a hero for saving lives in the shooting at Santa Monica City College near Los Angeles that left 5 people dead.

But don’t tell that to Marcel. The Filipino American library worker is still shaken up by what happened and the thought of being so close to death.

Kahn … Read more

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