America, even Poughkeepsie, is full of ordinary people capable of doing remarkably good, even heroic things at the drop of a hat. Here is one of the latest who stepped up when called upon! Bravo!
Geary’s “quick thinking and determination to act, along with his sense of humility following the event, is truly inspiring,” Serino said in a statement. “It takes a great deal of bravery to put yourself in harm’s way and to not be a bystander in times of trouble.”Murphy called Geary “a hero in every sense of the word.“Sometimes, the hero is an ordinary citizen who does an extraordinary thing,” Murphy said the statement. “In this emergency, the first responder just happened to be a citizen who had the bravery to respond first.”The Liberty Medal is the highest honor a senator can bestow upon a constituent. It is awarded to individuals who merit special recognition for exceptional, heroic or humanitarian acts.