Yet!! I think it's human nature to label these people as heroes. It's in our genes to reward those people who run forward when others are running the other way. It's probably one of our survival mechanisms....rewarding bravery may beget more bravery. Don't know. But I do know that most people who do what we call "heroic deeds" don't think of themselves as heroes...but most everyone else does. How can we help but admire them?
And tell me, who hasn't fanticized about being a hero themselves? About being in a situation where the rubber meets the road -- and making a decision to put yourself in harm's way for the benefit of others?
It's in our genes, I tell ya'!!!!!