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The Spirit of Mountaineers: How a Split-Second Decision Saved a Life

Compassion is an integral part of the spirit of Mountaineers (which is what we call our 24,000 employees around the world). Our employees have an endless desire to serve our customers and their communities.

Lee McCormick, a van driver from Manchester, UK, effortlessly demonstrated this commitment when he made a split-second decision that would change the course of a stranger's life. In the second installment of our “Spirit of Mountaineers” video series, he shares his story.

According to McCormick, "it was just something I needed to do."

Content Warning: This video contains material related to self-injurious behavior. Please watch with care.