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They include both parents of a 2-year-old boy who was found alone and rescued by a good Samaritan in the aftermath of the shooting, and grandparents who had gone to the parade with their families.

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He wandered around from post to post, street to street, the good doctor Samaritan in search of someone to save.

The Samaritan guidelines are written around the assumption that suicide is a purely irrational act, an act spurred by illness.

Thanks Rovell for pointing that out, all part of being a Good Samaritan, right?

In one of my homicides, I had one wonderful witness, a legit Good Samaritan with 20-20 vision and photographic memory.

Hence, the need for more “good Samaritan” laws that protect people who call for help when someone is overdosing.

She flagged down the Irvine bus and spoke to an unidentified good samaritan, who brought her to her office and called the police.

Several rabbis assert that the Samaritan was the original tongue; other persons say that it was that of Lower Brittany.

He was a good Samaritan and unafraid, who is affectionately remembered by a grateful foe.

I came upon your little daughter not long since playing the part of the Good Samaritan to Raulsburys poor old horse.

Yes, you find people ready enough to do the good Samaritan without the oil and twopence.

The words and the expressions on the countenances of the others caused the truth to flash upon the good Samaritan.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Samaritan, such as: boy scout, do-gooder, good neighbor, helping hand, humanitarian, and johnny-on-the-spot.

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