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For the firefighters and EMTs of Station 4 in Baytown, Texas, it was another normal assignment: rushing to a 911 call to help save someone's life. But, it's the act of kindness they did afterwards that went viral.
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00:03 It was a normal call for the men of station
00:05 for in -- -- And house one mile away 65 year
00:08 old John McCormack collapsed while mowing his front yard. He had
00:12 a history of heart trouble this time his part stuff. Firefighters
00:17 and -- -- him and followed the ambulance to the hospital
00:21 but then injured driver -- that dart had an idea. So
00:24 they drove back to the house were all fighting over who
00:27 can push the -- first. And that's when a neighbor secretly
00:30 took this picture firefighter Blake's death an hour. Finishing the front
00:34 yard I just have to get off chuck person at all
00:37 lower first -- fight over it. They took turns they did
00:40 the backyard to lock the garage -- put the key in
00:43 the mailbox and let this handwritten note. That said we felt
00:47 bad that your husband didn't get to finish the yard. So
00:50 we did. They didn't think it was that big could be.
00:53 You know not at all it's just something that helps on
00:57 you know we're -- -- life but it was a letter
00:59 and a gesture that made -- daughter we. People still do
01:03 random acts of kindness every day. For people that they don't
01:07 know. This story does not have a happy endings John McCormick
01:12 died two days later. This Stanley thanked firefighters for giving them
01:16 those two days to say goodbye and for restoring their faith
01:19 in people. And complained that tenth and that's -- the thing
01:23 that with a simple. Random act of kindness that picture of
01:27 that random act posted to the city -- on FaceBook page
01:30 is already going viral. The McCormick families getting calls from as
01:34 far away as New Zealand. And they're thankful and neighbor took.
01:38 This just shows just exactly how special clearly aren't so they
01:42 could say thank you to the firefighters and show the rest
01:45 of us what -- this looks like. I think we have.
01:49 Yeah you. Appreciate you and show it going above and beyond
01:54 the call of duty often just takes. A few more steps.