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#Hero of the Year Presented by Weather Channel

The Shorty Award for #LifeSavingHero

The social web has allowed real, life-saving heroes, who may have otherwise gone unnoticed to become recognized for the life-saving work they're doing. Twitter and social media help give an inside look at how heroes handle the dangerous conditions and situations they face on a daily basis.

The #LifeSavingHero Shorty Award, presented in partnership with The Weather Channel's Coast Guard Alaska, a show about an elite team that risks their lives in search and rescue missions in harsh weather conditions, will be awarded to a real life hero using Twitter and the social web to save lives. Coast Guard members, firefighters, police officers, or anyone else who’s helped to save a life using social media are eligible. If a celebrity is clearly using social media to actively save lives through supporting a major cause they will be eligible. They must have an indication of this in their bio, tweets and the nominations they receive.

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Life-Saving Hero Shorty Award Leaders

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Support 2 O-Bee

Support 2 O-Bee

This Twitter is to support and advertise @RealOBee Let's follow him and help him to spread his excellent work. #TeamOBee & #TeamMJ L.♥.V.E
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Scott Mills

Scott Mills

I am Scott Mills but I might not be the Scott Mills you are looking for.
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G4's Bomb Patrol

G4's Bomb Patrol

G4's groundbreaking TV series giving viewers unprecedented access inside the most dangerous job in the world: Navy Explosive Ordinance Disposal
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Christian Gabriel

Christian Gabriel

Most creative minds are peaceful, I'm probably the only artist in the world that will crack your skull open. Don't tempt me. #epicpalette #metalhead #USMC
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Damarqio K. Williams

Damarqio K. Williams

Founder/CEO of Next Dimension Network (@ND_Network)...iLive to inspire, impact, & inform the world we all live in! #WorldOfDKW
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Hanna Ingber

Hanna Ingber

Breaking news and social media editor of GlobalPost. Former Mumbai correspondent; former world editor of the Huffington Post.
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Ekene E. A.

Ekene E. A.

Able bachelor| Smoothie| Genius| Writer| Business Consultant| Strategist| Shrink| Engr.| I can't dull| If you can't keep up, keep in touch!
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kenizuchi Nigeria

kenizuchi Nigeria

Nigeria, my own dear native land!
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Punch Newspapers

Punch Newspapers

This is the social media service of Punch Newspapers, Nigeria. Ffs or retweets not endorsements.
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shaycarl

shaycarl

Shhhhhh I'm slowly but surely building a small army of people who believe that happy families are the answer to 73% of our worlds problems.
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ASPCA

ASPCA

Fighting animal cruelty, promoting pet adoption, and helping you take good care of your pets!
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carboncoach

carboncoach

helping tweeps overcome their addiction to fossil: ton by ton, one on one: joyfully, playfully and energetically: powered by love of freedom, fairness and fun
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Cody Simpson

Cody Simpson

15 YEAR OLD AUSSIE FELLA WHO MAKES MUSIC || surf and art || #PreviewToParadise available http://bit.ly/previewtoparadise || PARADISE coming Oct 2!
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Jennette McCurdy

Jennette McCurdy

eat my tweets and let me know how they taste. salty?
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Hugh Smith

Hugh Smith

Traffic Services Media Officer. This Twitter account is not monitored 24/7. To report a crime call 416-808-2222 or 9-1-1 in an emergency or TDD 4164670493
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Zachary Levi

Zachary Levi

And I thought they smelled bad...on the outside.
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