What is it about an unspeakable catastrophe that brings out the best in ordinary human beings? This documentary about the events in Gander, Newfoundland on September 11, 2001 is well worth forty-four minutes of your time, especially if your faith in humanity could use a boost.

More heroes: The 9/11 boatlift, the largest maritime evacuation in history.

Still more heroes: The search-and-rescue dogs of 9/11 (click on image for slide show).

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