LETTER: Exactly what is true heroism?

I never fail to be surprised at the way this country is going. In the Herald (May 15) two things: on page 7 – two road workers help an elderly lady in a wheelchair across the road. Heroic? I think that’s something anyone would do, including Boy Scouts. And then on page 9 a war hero, Joe Townsend, who risked his life for his country. He is a hero in the true sense of the word. Think on.

J. Sands

Channel View Road

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