April 21st, 2014
12:44 PM ET

War Hero Rescues Woman Trapped Under Car

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," a  war hero rescues a woman pinned underneath her SUV. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

James Yates was already a hero.

The Purple Heart winner, with tours of Iraq and Afghanistan, was actually on his way to an Iowa Barnstormers game to be honored.

But heroes never rest.

On his way, he happened to pass by Courtney Pearson.  She was trying to fix a brake fluid leak on her truck.

"I've had that jack under the car before, I didn't think it would be too much of an issue," she said.

"I had my kids out playing, as soon as the car fell they heard me scream, go find a neighbor go find a neighbor, somebody, anybody."

The person Courtney's kids found was Yates.

He jacked up the truck and Courtney escaped with only bruises.

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