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A Night Of Courage And Loss

Amidst the roaring seas, thunderous skies and howling winds, the ordinary and the extraordinary, two titles often set far apart, here come as one. RNLI volunteers, ordinary men and women, risking their lives in order to save others.


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On Sunday 22nd February 2015, a priority call came through. Helm, Rudi Barman, and crew, Craig Burnett and Adam Beston from Scarborough Lifeboat Station were called into action. Beneath a darkened sky, the ILB was launched. Graceless waves, barbaric in nature, crashed from all around.

Though tragedy now haunts this night, “If that guy had any chance of survival, them lads give it him that night. They really did.” - John Pearson DLA


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