May 22, 2016

Positivity: Man finds hero who saved his life at Hillsborough

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

Froo the UK:

Thursday 19 May 2016 7:03 pm

It took 27 years – but Joe Smith was finally able to thank the man who saved his life at the Hillsborough disaster.

He was only eight years old when he was caught in the crush at the stadium where 96 football fans lost their lives in 1989.

People were screaming in pain around him, but Joe managed to escape when a rescuer put him on his shoulders and lifted him to safety.

Joe, now 35, didn’t know his identity for than two decades.

Now he does. That man was John McMahon, and the two reunited today in moving scenes at the memorial in Anfield. …

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