Real-Life Celebrity Heroes

From Heidi Klum to Ryan Gosling, meet 13 stars whose real-life heroics make headlines


The good deed: Saved two boys from an Oklahoma wildfire
He's sung about "Standing Outside the Fire," but country star Garth Brooks actually went inside the flames of a raging, 600-acre Oklahoma wildfire in 2000 to save two boys and a neighboring family from the oncoming blaze, ferrying them to safety in his pickup truck. One of his evacuees reportedly told the 14- and 10-year-old brothers afterwards, "You just got saved by Garth Brooks."

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