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Editorial: Our heroes walk among us, live next door to us

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Heroes.

That word gets tossed around too casually, the net flung too widely.

But that's the only way to describe what occurred south of Nevis Saturday noon and the emergency responders who risked their lives to pull three people out of semi-frozen Island Lake.

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All three survived after their amphibious vehicle broke down, had its pontoons punctured by jagged ice and its engine flooded. It sunk with all three on board.

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