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Chance received the Heart of a Hero award at Berachan Church where they make it a habit to honor first responders.
“A boy becomes a man when he does the heroic and Chance has really stepped out to remind us all what a first responder is to do and that’s to run into or do whatever they can to rescue the person in need,” said Lead Pastor Lamar Ferrell. “It’s truly remarkable to see that he had wits about him to just say ok, I’ve got to remove myself and at the same time my sister in a moving car from the situation that could’ve been dreadful.”
During the ceremony, Chance was honored and given a special Hero of the Month recognition certificate, a HERO shirt, a special teddy bear named HUG-O and a $300 Walmart gift card.
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Chance said he wants to be a firefighter when he grows up for one reason.
Blue and his sister Skylar will also serve as Grand Marshall's at the Fourth of July parade later this week.