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European Heroes
The story on Dr. Ervigio Corral Torres, head of SAMUR, Madrid's emergency-services unit, praised his efforts after the March 11 attacks in Madrid [Oct. 11]. But several emergency services were involved that day, and all of them — including SERMAS (the Madrid Health Service), the Red Cross and the Civil Protection unit — worked as hard as SAMUR. Because of the large number of injured, even more services from nearby areas were called, and their help was invaluable. I am a Red Cross volunteer, and I believe that, since we emergency workers undergo training to prepare us...

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