While Georgia’s winter storm brought out the complainers, it also brought out the heroes among us. Many lent a helping hand to those stranded in cars, schools, firehouses and gas stations. Some of those efforts were coordinated through social media. The Facebook pages Snowed Out Atlanta, Snowed Out East Cobb and spinoffs sites on Twitter and Tumblr connected people who needed help with people who could help them. Read about some of those stories in Shauna Stuart’s news story Winter Storm in Georgia Inspires Random Acts of Kindness.
Everyone who did something or made it home in such difficult conditions were heroes. But here are some the heroic stories that stood out to me.