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They believed, to put it simply, in a code of honor. They put the lives of the women before their own, an old fashioned notion to be sure, but certainly an honorable one (if you have any doubt, ask the survivors). Their instincts were to protect, not run away.”

— excerpt from “Aurora Heroes: Three Who Gave Their Lives" by William Bennett writing for CNN.com (July 25, 2012).

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