What is your favorite family story? 

The one you know by heart. 

The one you never get tired of hearing. 

Sydia Bell knows without question the story she’d choose. It happened during a driving lesson in Queens, New York. And she brought her dad, Danny, to StoryCorps to tell it. 

Sydia and Danny Bell remember the day an ordinary dad became a superhero. 

Find out how to record your own memories and experiences by visiting our GPB StoryCorps Atlanta page.

This story was produced locally for GPB by Brenda Ford and recorded in partnership with the Atlanta History Center.