Eliza Hurwitz
May 04, 2013 1:00 pm

Sometimes we need a reminder that we are capable of greatness. That is exactly what we hope these 8 stories of human braveness will do. From an off-duty firefighter rescuing two women from a burning home to the selfless man who risked his life to save fellow shoppers from an armed gunman, the thing that turns these ordinary people into heroes is their bravery.

And bravery is something we can all harness. Gain some inspiration and courage by checking out these 8 remarkable acts of human braveness.

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