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How the Real Spiderman Saved 75+ Lives During World War II

A case study on courage, integrity, and ability to transport people in midair with a knotted rope

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1. He had a simple faith

  1. Helping others: he used to walk miles out of his way to donate blood
  2. Keeping the Sabbath: Doss believed in practicing all of the Ten Commandments, and when he refused to work on the Sabbath, even during war training, he was bullied.
  3. And refusing to kill: Doss believed so strongly in not taking human life, that he wouldn’t even touch a gun.

2. He did his duty

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3. He set a good example

4. He stuck to his (non) guns

5. He didn’t hold grudges


6. He was modest

7. He endured patiently when life hurt

8. He cared for others

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How does Doss’ story apply to us today?

Calling All Superheroes

Desmond Doss, receiving the Medal of Honor from President Truman, courtesy of wikimedia commons

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