While it’s hard to repay a debt such as saving someone’s life, an Arizona car dealer is doing its best to pay it forward.
During the terror and confusion of the October 1st mass shooting in Las Vegas, Iraq war veteran and Marine Taylor Winston, 29, saved countless lives by getting them out of harm’s way and getting them to the hospital.
He did so by commandeering a truck he found near the scene and making two trips to the hospital with victims. While many were fleeing the scene or taking cover, Winston risked his life to help save 20-30 other people.
Following an interview on CNN, the owners of B5 Motors in Gilbert, Arizona – a used car dealership focusing on custom trucks – were touched by such heroism. As a token of gratitude, the dealership announced that it was going to give Winston a 2013 Ford F-150 at no charge.
On its Facebook page, B5 Motors posted a nice tribute:
To make this story even better, Winston will be selling his current truck and donating the proceeds to the shooting victims. We definitely need more people like Taylor Winston in the world!
This post was originally published on October 25, 2017. We love this story and wanted to share it again to remember that there are heroes still in the world, and they look like you and me.