What would you do if you encountered a family of bears in the road? What if one of them needed help?
That’s exactly what happened to New Hampshire state trooper Thomas Owens. How do you think he responded to this perilous situation?
Like any of us, Officer Owens must have been filled with dread in that moment. But he decided to put another’s life before his own. In the face of danger, Owens pushed aside his fear and let his sense of compassion and duty rule the day.
Read on for more details about this modern day hero – and why his courageous act to save an adorable baby bear was part of something much bigger than a single person or animal.