We like to give our hard-earned cash money to Hollywood for the pleasure of seeing superpowered sexpots saving the world over and over again. But, as it turns out, we can see normal-powered sexpots pulling off heroic deeds every day if we just turn on the news. Or YouTube or something. Whatever.

Anyway. In an effort to show that not all superheroes wear colored underwear over their pants, we asked our readers to find some amazing acts of heroism pulled off by people just like you or us. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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