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There's a man by the name of Captain William Swenson who recently was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions on September 8, 2009. On that day, a column of American and Afghan troops were making their way through a part of Afghanistan to help protect a group of government officials. A group of Afghan government officials who'd be meeting with some local village elders. The column came under ambush and was surrounded on three sides. Amongst many other things, Captain Swenson was recognized for running into live fire to rescue the wounded and pull out the dead. One of the people he rescued was a sergeant, and he and a comrade were making their way to a medevac helicopter. What was remarkable about this day is that, by sheer coincidence, one of the medevac medics happened to have a GoPro camera on his helmet and captured the whole scene on camera. It shows Captain Swenson and his comrade bringing this wounded soldier, who received a gunshot to the neck, to the helicopter. Then, you see Captain Swenson bend over and give him a kiss before he turns around to rescue more. When I saw this, I thought to myself, "Where do people like that come from? What is that? That is some deep, deep emotion when you would want to do that." There's a love there, and I want to know why is it that I don't have people that I work with like that, you know? In the military, they give medals to people who are willing to sacrifice themselves that others may gain. In business, we give bonuses to people who are willing to sacrifice others so that we may gain. So, I asked myself, where do people like this come from? And my initial conclusion...