Indian Americans have presented Ian Grillot, who suffered multiple bullet wounds in the Kansas shooting, with a check of $100,000, calling him a “genuine hero” who “risks his life for another, and takes a bullet for a complete stranger”.
“It is not every day that one meets a genuine hero — a person who risks his life for another, and takes a bullet for a complete stranger,” said Jiten Agarwal, a leading Indian American, at an event in Houston, Texas, on Friday where the check was given to Grillot.
“For he that sheds his blood for me today is my brother,” he added, using a variation of Shakespeare’s “For he today that sheds his blood with me, shall be my brother”, according to a statement on Facebook posted by India House, a community centre run by Indian Americans.
“Ian Grillot is a man who reminds us of the promise of America and …
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