Red Cross honors good Samaritans at annual breakfast

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – They are the men and woman, who when tragedy strikes, are the first ones to respond sometimes without any thought of their own safety.

Thursday those heroes were honored by the Red Cross.

Brave heroes young and old were awarded Medals of Honor at this year’s 6th annual Real Heroes Award Breakfast.

Each hero was honored with a quick back story followed by a medallion of excellence.

Recipients were honored based on different categories including adult and youth good Samaritan, education, animal rescue and humanitarian award.

Among those awarded at Thursday’s event, the people behind the firefighters’ Random Acts of Kindness program.

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