March 25, 2010 in City
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Jason Graham, 8, is being heralded as a hero for helping his mother Beverly Graham when she was trapped under the family van on February 22, 2010, on Spokane’s South Hill.

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Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick greets Jason Graham before a ceremony at Roosevelt Elementary School on Thursday, March 25, 2010, to honor Jason’s actions when his mother was trapped under the family van on February 22, 2010.

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Spokane Police Department Senior Patrol Officer Bonnie Sherar recounts how Jason Graham rescued his mother from under the family van at a ceremony Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Roosevelt Elementary School. Jason received the chief’s Citizen Lifesaving Award for his actions.

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Jason Graham holds the Citizen Lifesaving Award he received from Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick during a ceremony Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Roosevelt Elementary School, in his honor. Jason helped rescue his mother from under the family van.

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Jason Graham holds the Spokane Police Department Citizen Award he received during a ceremony Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Roosevelt Elementary School.

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Jason Graham holds the award he received from Chief Anne Kirkpatrick during a ceremony Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Roosevelt Elementary School. Jason helped rescue his mother, Beverly Graham, center, when she was trapped under the family van in February.

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Jason Graham poses with his mother, Beverly Graham, in the background Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Jason is being heralded as a hero for helping Beverly when she was trapped under the family van in February on Spokane’s South Hill.