The heroism and heart of first responders

People who came through and risked their lives to save others amid hurricane devastation.
1:55 | 09/15/17

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Finally tonight our personals of the week. It was not a difficult choice. This country enduring its second massive hurricane and first responders answering the call with heroism and heart. Tonight here the people we met this week we won't soon forget. Our persons of the week. It was the second major hurricane this season testing this country. First Harvey. Then Irma. And once again, the quiet heroes answering the call. The Florida national guards 164th air defense artillery brigade going door to door. Spcounty rescue rescuing families in more than 500 homes. In Coral Springs fireman Chris Hurst holding baby April when the mother went into labor. 911 dispatchers coaching them through it. We took you with the air National Guard unit all the way to key west. They need communications for their rescue efforts. Yes. There's nothing down there yet? No. Major Sellin preparing us for what we would see. What have you seen? There are buildings and entire homes that have been picked up and moved to the side of the road. So many people we met like this family. The sound of helicopters knowing help is arriving. Yeah. Help on the way. The human chain delivering water. We were on the runway in marathon cleared for military planes bringing help. The things that's helping is the community standing up. So many neighbors answering the call too. Charlotte glaze hugging Donna lamb carrying what she could. Linda comforting her neighbor in front of his damaged home. Hand in hand Americans coming together. Thank you for watching on what has been another trying week for so many in the hurricane zone. We will keep going back. I'm David Muir. I hope to see you right here on Monday.

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