Brian D. McLaughlin rescued Susan B., Laura K., and Molly A. Gallivan from assault, Lakeville, New Brunswick, February 19, 1993. Ms. Gallivan, 30, was home at night in a rural area with her daughters, Laura, four months old, and Molly, 3, when a man armed with an ax and a loaded handgun broke into the house. Ms. Gallivan telephoned her neighbor, McLaughlin, 39, farm laborer, who lived about a quarter-mile away. McLaughlin immediately drove to the scene, where the assailant was about to abduct Ms. Gallivan and Laura at gunpoint. When McLaughlin entered the house, the assailant pointed the gun at him. The men conversed, McLaughlin offering to drive the assailant away in exchange for him allowing Ms. Gallivan and her children to remain at home. The assailant agreed. At gunpoint, McLaughlin drove the assailant about 50 miles over the course of an hour before police stopped the vehicle and arrested the assailant.
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