Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

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Posts filed under fire in Beacon Arms Hotel July 31 1964

Addie McCormick, Switchboard Operator and Heroine

As fire flared and smoke billowed close by, Addie McCormick stayed at her switchboard to warn guests and fellow workers to flee. Addie’s bravery cost her her life. Heroes come in all forms. They are not all caped crusaders, ready to take masked flight to save the day. The average person can have as much… (read more)