Scouts in Action

He saved everyone on the bus!

sia_pod_0108_200x148.jpgAs John Crandall, 13, and other students were riding the bus home from school, a large tree fell off the back of a truck ahead of them. The bus swerved and rolled over.

Many of the students were panicking and confused.

Listen as John describes what he did to get everyone off the bus in a true story of Scouts in Action.

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Comments about “He saved everyone on the bus!”

  1. rat says:

    this is such a great example. it is amazing how he kept calm.

  2. alagaderethan says:

    holy macerel that was cool

  3. scouter says:

    It was amazing the bus just flipped over but he stayed calm!

  4. awesomedude591 says:

    You can save a life at any age!

  5. bcr says:

    that was cool

  6. PeanutBoy says:

    THIS GUY IS A GREAT influence for young scouts!!!!!!!:)

  7. Chum chum says:

    That was awesome!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. fly guy says:

    you are a brave scout

  9. girl scout caddete says:


  10. boy127 says:

    I feel sorry for the 8 years old kid.

    John Crandel you are a be a hero you dont have to have a fancy cape or a rocket power car a hero is someone who is are a hero!!

  11. DT says:

    dude!your a hero

  12. dj says:

    I read this comic in boys life and he was awsome

  13. Football Man says:

    Great job man!

  14. scout says:

    my comment is. I am a scout and i know if some of the people knew that boy scouts help you in everyday life.John is very brave.

  15. longwindbear says:

    This is a great “Be Prepared” story! John Crandell did everything right, and his actions certainly do reflect credit upon the BSA. Way to go Scout!

  16. Anonymous says:

    i think its an amazing article x x x:D

  17. :) says:


  18. esmetk says:

    I’m so proud of these kinds of people. Just a person who feels like being heroic one day could make a difference to so many people. Way to shine, Scout.

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  20. boy scout 221 park says:

    you were a cool hero dud !!!!

  21. boyscout#52 says:

    What a way to end a school day!

  22. Anonymous says:

    what happen to the 8 year old

  23. ScoutRock says:

    I feel sorry for the 8 year old. You did something amazing and that makes everyone want to do what you did.

  24. jr says:

    nice going and great job.

  25. congratulator says:

    It was wise of him not to panic.

  26. jacob says:

    this boy helped alot of people.he also called for halp.he has dun a good thing.

  27. carebear88 says:

    Amazing! you are so brave to do that!

  28. GirlyGirl says:

    Yea what they said

  29. Tuck says:

    You ROCK! Good job!

  30. WOW says:

    Amazing! You did a job That a full grown grown-up could have done! I guess we see now who’s going to be a GREAT Eagle scout!

  31. no name nobody says:

    A act of true braveness indeed. A very good job.

  32. webbs says:

    i am a boy scout and that is very brave good job

  33. PIKACHU says:

    Thanks if that happens I will take care of everyone.

  34. explorer says:

    that was cool, i keep a rescue pack in my back pack. i keep wating for something like that to happen to me but i alwwas miss it.

  35. boy scout says:

    john crandel you are a be a hero you dont have to have a fancy cape or a rocket power car a hero is someone who is are a hero

  36. nog says:

    I feel sorry for the 8 years old kid. You are a lifesaver!!!! COOL DUDE

  37. Nog says:

    I Feel Sorry for the 8 Yr old. You are so brave !!!!!!

  38. geo5 says:

    That is very amazing!!! Way to go!

  39. Scouter 101 says:

    Its awesome of how he saved many lives!

  40. gagert says:

    i am sorry for that 8 year old

  41. gagert says:

    he was a cool hero.

  42. lando413 says:

    thats amazing what a hero

  43. coanga says:

    thats amazing

  44. bscout2010 says:

    Incredible! That takes real courage. Way to give scouts a good name. :)

  45. Srt8 says:

    He is a real life saver, I remember reading it in the magazine.

  46. alex44590 says:

    Good job!

  47. stardog says:

    VARY AMASING!!!!!!!!!

  48. kickbop268 says:


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