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High Noon: Red Cross Honors Heroes

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. On Wednesday, the Inland Northwest Chapter of the American Red Cross will host the annual Hometown Heroes Luncheon at Northern Quest Resort and Casino to honor a few of them. Each year the organization recognizes individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact in the community. Among this year’s list of 21 honorees: a fifth-grader who raised more than $5,000 for Inland Northwest Honor Flight, a military dog who has survived four tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Spokane Valley 5-year-old Braxton Ruetsch (pictured with father, Phil Ruetsch and sister, Caitlynn, 3). “You guys can just call me superhero,” Braxton said, when he was told of the pending award/Cindy Hval, Washington Voices. More here.

Question: Who is your hero?

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