Charles Ramsey answered a call for distress and discovered a house of horrors. Victor Perez stopped the abduction of an 8-year-old girl. Two teenage boys rescued a couple from a burning car wreck in Florida. New Yorker Kashmir Singh goes the extra mile to help a Swiss couple. Here are 11 stories of everyday American heroes who responded to trying circumstances with extraordinary grace and courage.
Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, voiced such concerns in the wake of the alleged prostitute incident in Colombia, which led to the recall of 11 Secret Service agents.