Marcos Ugarte, Rescuer
14-year-old Marcos Ugarte doesn't consider himself a hero; he says "I think anyone would have done what I did."
Well, I beg to differ. When his neighbor's home caught on fire, Marcos got a ladder, climed to the burning home's second floor and rescued a trapped 8-year-old boy by pulling him through the window.
Sure, we'd all like to hope that in the same situation we'd have both Marcos' courage and his presence of mind, but I think young Cory Ma is pretty lucky that Marcos is the person living next door!
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