3 Boyfriends Die Shielding Girlfriends During Aurora Massacre
I normally dont link to the Huffpost over political reasons, however they have a great article up over there: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/blackberry/p.html?id=1695290
“……Jon Blunk had served in the Navy (spending three tours in CENTCOM) and was planning to re-enlist. On Friday, the 26-year-old took his girlfriend, Jansen Young, to see the “Dark Knight” — when the assault began, Young says he saved her life. “Jon just took a bullet for me,” Young said in an interview on “Today”. “He knew and threw me on the ground, and was like, ‘We have to get down and stay down.’”
“…..In another part of the theater, 27-year-old Matt McQuinn was also shielding his girlfriend, Samantha Yowler, 26. “When the gunman started shooting, Matt and [her brother] Nick … pulled Samantha to the ground and shielded her,” Rob Scott, an attorney representing the McQuinn and Yowler families, told USA Today.
“….Similarly, Alex Teves, 24, shielded his girlfriend Amanda Lindgren when the gunman unleashed a barrage of bullets. “He was gonna hit the floor himself, but he never made it,” his aunt, Barbara Slivinske, told the NY Daily News.
I guess to be a superhero, you don’t really need a cape. But then again in real life, superheroes put more on the line than their cape.