Down the tunnel, growing large, was the light of an oncoming subway. On the platform, Cameron Hollopeter, 19, suffered a seizure and tumbled onto the tracks. Other passengers gaped, Autry acted, leaping into the path of the train to pin the young man between the rails. Brakes screeching, the train passed inches over Autry's head. The subway Samaritan emerged dirty, bruisedand a genuine hero.
Person of the Year 2007
His final year as Russia's President has been his most successful yet. At home, he secured his political future. Abroad, he expanded his outsizeif not always benigninfluence on global affairs