Red Cross honors good Samaritans at annual breakfast

Red Cross honor medallions

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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