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Former Marine Who Stole A Truck To Save Vegas Shooting Victims Just Got This Message From The Car Owner
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Former Marine Who Stole A Truck To Save Vegas Shooting Victims Just Got This Message From The Car Owner

Yesterday, we brought you heroic stories of people selflessly helping others during Sunday night’s horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas. One such story was of 29-year-old former marine Taylor Winston, who took an empty truck with keys left inside, and used it to help victims in the most important way.

3 days after the harrowing events, the truck’s owner managed to get in contact with Winston, and has shared the texts they exchanged. Scroll down to find out what he said, and remember that hope can be found even in the wake of unimaginable tragedy.

Former marine Taylor Winston found and took an idle truck during the Las Vegas shooting

3 days later, he received this response from the commandeered truck’s owner

Image credits: Taylor Winston

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In just 2 trips, Winston managed to drive over 2 dozen people to emergency care

Image credits: CBS News

While it’s still unknown how many of them survived, he’s being hailed as a true hero

Image credits: Taylor Winston

And most people admitted that they probably wouldn’t mind this guy taking their truck

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Zori the degu
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4 years ago

How could someone be mad at this "thief"? He truly deserves to be labelled hero. Sometimes you have to do things that you normally wouldn't in order to help others but as long as your intentions are good, even stealing a truck could be forgiven.

John L
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4 years ago

Omas, he made a 'command decision' on the spur of the moment. And it is what combat soldiers/marines are taught to do, because it can make the difference between life and death. In this case it was a "no brainer". I don't know where you come from, but you need to seriously look within yourself.

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Jason O'R
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4 years ago

Selfless act on both sides of this story, truly heartwarming

April Colón
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4 years ago

Omas Bioladen - you're a fukin cunt and need a to go back to fukin your goats!

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Keith Murrey
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4 years ago

Journalist - QUIT referring to Marines as former Marines - once a Marine ALWAYS a Marine.

Robin Weinzierl
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4 years ago

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Zori the degu
Community Member
4 years ago

How could someone be mad at this "thief"? He truly deserves to be labelled hero. Sometimes you have to do things that you normally wouldn't in order to help others but as long as your intentions are good, even stealing a truck could be forgiven.

John L
Community Member
4 years ago

Omas, he made a 'command decision' on the spur of the moment. And it is what combat soldiers/marines are taught to do, because it can make the difference between life and death. In this case it was a "no brainer". I don't know where you come from, but you need to seriously look within yourself.

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Jason O'R
Community Member
4 years ago

Selfless act on both sides of this story, truly heartwarming

April Colón
Community Member
4 years ago

Omas Bioladen - you're a fukin cunt and need a to go back to fukin your goats!

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Keith Murrey
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4 years ago

Journalist - QUIT referring to Marines as former Marines - once a Marine ALWAYS a Marine.

Robin Weinzierl
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4 years ago

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