French President Francois Hollande shakes hands with Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento State. Alek Skarlatos, an Oregon National Guardsman second from left, and U.S. Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, are awarded the French Legion of Honor last week. The three men from Sacramento say they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily armed man on a passenger train heading for Paris.
French President Francois Hollande shakes hands with Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento State. Alek Skarlatos, an Oregon National Guardsman second from left, and U.S. Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, are awarded the French Legion of Honor last week. The three men from Sacramento say they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily armed man on a passenger train heading for Paris. Michel Euler The Associated Press
French President Francois Hollande shakes hands with Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento State. Alek Skarlatos, an Oregon National Guardsman second from left, and U.S. Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, are awarded the French Legion of Honor last week. The three men from Sacramento say they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily armed man on a passenger train heading for Paris. Michel Euler The Associated Press

Wearing the mantle of heroism

August 28, 2015 05:00 PM