It wasn’t all bad
■ John O’Rourke will never forget his wedding day. The Indiana police officer was grabbing some breakfast at a doughnut shop before his nuptials when he noticed that a crowd had gathered around a 3-year-old who was having a seizure. O’Rourke immediately leaped into actione. “You can’t make this up.”
■ Jack Reynolds refuses to act his age. The great-grandfather from northern England celebrated his 105th birthday last week by becoming the world’s oldest person to ride a roller coaster. Wearing a sweatshirt emblazoned with the phrase “It’s my party and I’ll scream if I want t a tattoo.
■ An Alaska teen is being hailed as a hero after he jumped into a freezing river to rescue a 5-yearold boy from the fast-flowing water. Riley John, 14, was hanging out with friends in a Juneau park when he saw young Mason Varner, who was walking with his babysitter, slip or his bravery. “I reacted as fast I could.”