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This Awesome Guy Ran Into A Hail Storm To Save A Pigeon In Calgary

You do you, Calgary.

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On Tuesday evening, hell unleashed its sodden, icy fury upon Calgary.

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But, just as we saw in the big flood of 2013, Calgarians don't cower in the face of mother nature's fury — they rise to the occasion.

VERY cool photo. Big tip of the cap to all the first responders yesterday! Nice work, #yyc! #abstorm

Lau told BuzzFeed Canada he was walking towards Chinatown shortly before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday evening amid pouring rain and hail when he spotted the good samaritan.

"All the cars were stopped, trying to hide where ever they could, then I see a guy running out into the road to rescue a pigeon!" he said.

"I had to get closer, see how the bird was doing and thank him for doing that, he's a good guy!"

Lauren Strapagiel is Managing Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Contact Lauren Strapagiel at lauren.strapagiel@buzzfeed.com.

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