Hero who sacrificed life to receive GG bravery medal

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(File photo)

Bill Kaufmann, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:15 PM ET

CALGARY - Sacrificing her life to save a man from drowning in Lake Erie has earned a Calgary woman a Medal of Bravery from Canada’s governor general.

The posthumous honour for Cynthia Riediger will be one of 46 such medals awarded Friday by Gov.-Gen. David Johnston in a ceremony at Ottawa’s Rideau Hall.


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