This Girl Rode Through a Snowstorm to Save a Stranded Man—And It Was All Caught On Camera

Courageous Eileen

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18-year-old Eileen Eagle Bears and her mother had a habit of watching their local traffic cameras when Canada’s notoriously brutal storms would sweep in, sometimes lasting for days. On this day the two noticed that the storm had left a truck driver stranded nearly three miles from their home on highway 10, and with the snow not letting up they knew it wasn’t good news for him. Being the kind and concerned folks that they are, they decided they would somehow help if he was still stuck by morning.

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Manitoba, Canada

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The family lived on a small farm inside the close-knit community of Minto, a residential area near Manitoba, Canada. Winter was usually harsh so it was no surprise that the truck driver was stranded as this brutal storm’s end was nowhere in sight. With temperatures dropping the family knew that soon the man could face serious danger, but wondered how they could help without endangering themselves.

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Horse Expert

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Eileen was highly experienced in horse-riding, starting at the tender age of eight when she got her first horse. Riding had become second nature to the teen, competing in, and winning various equestrian competitions. By the time she was 18, she was the proud owner of nearly 20 horses.

The Truck Driver

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Peter Douglas, the stranded truck driver, was no newbie when it came to Canadian storms. Hailing from Winnipeg, Canada, he had encountered a few during his career as a truck driver. However, this one was bad, and he knew he was going to need some help to get out of the situation he had quickly found himself in.

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