Friday, May 31, 2013

Hero rejects commercialization of tragedy (VIDEO)

Charles Ramsey is the Cleveland man who helped find three women and a child who had been kidnapped, raped, brutalized, and held captive for a decade.

He became a national hero after a video of him recounting how he put down his Big Mac to help the women went viral.

Then, entrepreneurs swooped in to capitalize on his sudden new-found, fame, but Ramsey had other plans.

The Resident (aka Lori Harfenist) takes a look at America's tradition of commercializing tragic events.

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