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Darnell Barton, a driver for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, poses in front of a bus in Buffalo, N.Y., on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. On Oct. 18, Mr. Barton's decisive action stopped a woman from leaping from a roadway bridge to her death on a highway below. Caught between the rules of his job and his training as a first responder, Mr. Barton stopped his bus, grabbed the woman and brought her back over the rail to safety. (AP Photo/Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, Doug Hartmayer)
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Darnell Barton, a driver for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, poses in front of a bus in Buffalo, N.Y., on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. On Oct. 18, Mr. Barton's decisive action stopped a woman from leaping from a roadway bridge to her death on a highway below. Caught between the rules of his job and his training as a first responder, Mr. Barton stopped his bus, grabbed the woman and brought her back over the rail to safety. (AP Photo/Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, Doug Hartmayer)

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