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Last week, columnist @LATimescitybeat wrote about how a hit-and-run nearly ended an actor’s life. The horrifying, random event tore his body and his life story in two.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-12-07/hit-and-run-amputee-survivor-obi-ndefo 

The night of the hit and run, a private chef named Alberto Lazzarino was driving home from a gig in Beverly Hills.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-12-14/he-was-on-lying-at-the-curb-blood-was-everywhere-a-stranger-stopped-and-helped-obi-ndefo 

Even though he is a private chef, not a doctor, even though he was still dressed in his white chef’s coat and there was so much blood everywhere, Lazzarino reached out to touch this stranger and hold him and comfort him and try to keep him alert and alive.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-12-14/he-was-on-lying-at-the-curb-blood-was-everywhere-a-stranger-stopped-and-helped-obi-ndefo 

“I wasn’t doing what a hero does,” Lazzarino has said of that night. “I was just doing what one human being should do for another.” Read more from @LATimescitybeat:  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-12-14/he-was-on-lying-at-the-curb-blood-was-everywhere-a-stranger-stopped-and-helped-obi-ndefo 

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