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Celebrities turned real-life heroes

POSTED: 11:58 AM Jan 20 2012   UPDATED: 10:46 PM Sep 30 2014

Mike Tyson is the latest in a long list of celebrities who have acted heroically outside the spotlight. Here are some of the other celebrity turned real-life heroes.

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Boxing legend Mike Tyson may be known for his aggressiveness, but he showed compassion last week when he came to the rescue of a motorcyclist who crashed on a Las Vegas interstate. Tyson stopped and stabilized the injured man before paramedics arrived. Here are some of the other celebrity turned real-life heroes.

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