5 Modern Day Cases Of Real Life Heroes

5. Christina Simoes – Hero mom leaps out of burning building to save her toddler

Christina Simoes made headlines in May 2014 for surviving a deadly fire in her home in Massachusetts and saving the life of her young child. When her apartment complex caught fire, Christina, seeing no way out, cradled her 18-month-old son Cameron in her arms, kissed him, and told him she loved him. Using her body as a shield, she leapt out of the window and landed on her feet but the impact shattered her vertebrae – doctors say she’ll never walk again. Although she is now paralyzed from the waist down, because of her heroic feat her son survived with barely a scratch.
5. Christina Simoes – Hero mom leaps out of burning building to save her toddler