In my previous post on the Century 16 Shooting, I addressed the following comment about the victims, "When the Joker attacked them, Batman wasn’t there to save them." Further reflection has caused me to see the shameful error in that statement. Although Batman never arrived to vanquish evil and protect innocent life, there were men in that theater who gave their lives for those they loved.
The following is an excerpt from a piece William Bennett wrote honoring the lives of three men whose acts of valor saved the lives of their girlfriends.
The heroes of Century 16 shared a code of honor that superheros have held since the first comic strip ever to be published. This stands as my tribute to the Aurora heroes, written by a man with far more eloquence and experience than I.
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