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Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Colorado shooting: Three men died taking bullets for their girlfriends

Written by Michael Skolnik
Bullets. Bullets. More Bullets. And even more bullets. One shot. Two shot. Three shot. More shot. Screams of agony. Cries of babies. Yells of children. the dark night.
Out of breathe. We grab those around us.  We run to red lights of exit signs amid the darkness. We lay prone on the floor.  We pretend to be dead hoping someday we will breathe again. We jump on top of those we love hoping that if one more bullet comes our way, it hits us and not them. hoping. Truly hope that the bullet hits me. a strange thought. A thought that we never thought we would have thought.
We walk gently through life never imagining moments like these. There is no practice. No manual. No preparation. We rely purely on our instincts. Purely on the connection between our thoughts and the movements of our bodies. There is no time for contemplation.  No time for reason. No time for time itself. Only time for hope and prayers.

Deep prayers. Deep breaths. One breath. Two breath. Three breath. No breath. Three men. Three men jumped on top their girlfriends as bullets flew through Theater Nine at Century Cinemas in Aurora, Colorado on Friday morning. Amidst chaos. Amidst gunfire. Amidst tear gas. These three men thought of the women they loved and used their bodies to protect them. They threw them to the floor. Under the seats. They held them tight. They held onto their beautiful women as tight as they possibly could. Lying on top of their bodies in case a bullet came their way.

All three of their girlfriends survived this unfathomable early morning massacre. Jansen Young, Samantha Yowler and Amanda Lindgren made it out of the theater that night to breathe another breath. The breaths are hard to finish because the three men, the three boyfriends took bullets. They took bullets to save their ladies.
Jansen had the courage to recall those last moments, "There was kind of a break in between each gunshot. Every gunshot, I was like, ‘This is it . . . I’m done for.’ Jon gave me one good push against that concrete again and then . . . I didn’t really feel his arms against my back anymore but I knew he was still there.” When the gunshots went quiet, Jansen realized her boyfriend was shot. “I started shaking him and saying, ‘Jon, Jon, we have to go . . . it’s time for us to get out of here." But he didn't move. His breath was gone.

However, his heroic act will forever be remembered. And so will the bravery of the other two men.
These were the last moments of three heroes.
Jon Blunk, Matt McQuinn and Alex Teves.
Remember these names.
~Michael Skolnik


Jon Blunk and his girlfriend, Jansen Young
Matt McQuin and his girlfriend, Samantha Yowler

Alex Teves and his girlfriend, Amanda Lindgren

191 Comments:

  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:05 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    real real heroes!IWEEP!soooo fuckin sad!love really conqueres all!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:06 , Anonymous Sasha Fierce! said...

    So so sorry that these beautiful souls died for their gfs.May the be honored for their heroic deeds,post mortem.

    That reminds me, can a Nigerian man take a bullet for his girlfriend?

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:12 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    May justice be served to that killer.

    Requiescat In Pace.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:13 , Anonymous puffinsposh said...

    Wow...this is just touching,dis is how love shud be.May deir souls RIP.. :(

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:15 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    God those are the kind of men I want to marry oh. Men who can take bullet for me.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:15 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Wow!! Chivalry is not dead after all..I was very pessimistic about undying love but ...boy! Am I impressed or what!!


    Mayowa

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:17 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Aaawww so sad. RIP. Can a naija man die for his gf?

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:21 , Anonymous Small pepe said...

    What is life???! How long shall we mourn??? Someone please pour me a lil liqour to the homez that we lost...death is a bitch!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:24 , Anonymous sexylove said...

    Sad, sad sad!!!! May their souls rip...

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:29 , Blogger Tobenna Okoye said...

    One Word. Wow

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:31 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Omg Jon looks so much like my ex....may their souls RIP..*sob sob*

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:32 , Blogger Chinemerem said...

    This is what i call LOVE.May they rest in peace.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:33 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Wow. I pay tribute to their bravery and gallantry. Things we do for love. May God bless there souls. Amen.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:36 , Anonymous nonye said...

    senseless killings*sigh*.....God accept their soul and grant their loved ones peace AMEN.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:37 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Awww. Dis is rily sad. May all deir souls RIP. Life is indeed a tragedy. Dose gals will neva recover from it. God help us all.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:42 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    This is sad....really sad. They died for love. Don't know what to say anymore.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:42 , Anonymous Eze said...

    If I hear women moan about 'All men being the same'

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:48 , Anonymous Princess of Zion said...

    Extremely amazing! Real love is great! I applaud these heroes! May their souls rest in perfect peace and I pray that their partners will be able to go on!
    The whole scenario is extremely sad!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:49 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    NYC-1 says: We're products of our belief. The ladies own it to the men to carry them in their memories for the rest of life.

    @anon 12.15, love knows no boundary.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:50 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    May their souls rest in perfect peace. Wow, very selfless love. For those admiring this and wishing to marry dudes like that, I ask 'how many babes can protect their men and die for them if necessary. I pray the partners of the departed ones find the strength to go through this trying time. I also pray God to show us all how to be selfless in love.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:51 , Anonymous Alicia says.. said...

    Why must people bring Naija men into this?? Leave you'd condolences and move on!!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 00:59 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Does love mean only d men can sacrifice @least we hav heard of men laying their lives....women ur turn pls

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 01:01 , Blogger Sir Em said...

    It is a great act but I hope dey wud not be 4gotten so soon by their ladies...

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 01:04 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Linda you no see yourself......so you can write article about this shooting , i didnt see you write articles about the DANA air crash victims. No blog about their individual stories or journey

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 01:10 , Blogger Akwila Prince said...

    Its not easy!am even short of words caus wen I was tinkn about dis I realised dat even though I knw I can luv som1 very much I knw very well dat itz not to d extent of tkn a bullet for d person,well may God help me or rader us to love our spous to dat extent!caus as I was tinkn d first tin dat ran through my mind is dat my first reason is dat am d only son,lool.d story is really a challengin one!well wat can but to say may dey gentl soul rest in peace.Amen

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 01:11 , Blogger oluwakayode okesola said...

    thats wat i will call true luv. do nija babes worth takin a bullet 4? big question

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 01:14 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    False Flag Ritual Killing Through Mind Control. Nothing else can explain this.

    RIP to the lost souls, but whatever powers in high places who have need for innocent blood on the nite of a Full Moon, In a town named 'Aurora' after the Roman Goddess of Dawn, known as the mother of the Morning Star (Lucifer) should know that people are waking up.

    The patterns are clear, he's a Manchurian candidate, who's been conditioned under the guise of a neuroscience grad, and he's being paraded as the joker (psychopath), even though the Mugshot the police initially released to the press (which they took) were of him without orange hair, or under the influence of drugs ...obviously so he could look incoherent and crazed.

    It doesn't add up that he handed himself in, he also disclosed his plans to detectives, yet when he was paraded on the news, he could hardly state his name.

    People wake up, be vigilant, the world we live in is filling up with hatred and bloodlust, don't be used as pawns by 'Puppet Masters' or be victims.

    He may be portrayed as a monster, but he also is a victim of powers beyond most people's understanding. A recluse, evidently, but someone who wanted to help people, who's family is devastated as much as the family of those who lost loved ones.

    Mind Control is what's used to indoctrinate terrorist, even some minor crimes are committed by people under MK programming to assess their compliability, it is used by governments, and often most people are not aware they are under influence...like hypnosis...all they need is an agent provocateur and riots ensue or crimes against innocent people are committed. Don't get carried away 'Own Your Own Minds' don't wager your souls to charlatans and murderers who send others to do their works so that their hands are not stained.

    We all need to open our eyes. Keep away from wizards disguised as preachers, wolves in sheep clothing....and remove anger, hatred and intolerance from your minds so you can begin to think clearly.

    Be illuminated. The time for ignorant bliss is over. The New World is here, wake up!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 01:27 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I don't usually comment on blogs but this story got me good, body shivers..soul weep...heart breaks ..it doesn't matter what race U are. when u love..U love. RIP my latest heroes

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 01:33 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Too much of bruno mars 'grenade' me sef i go soon go write 'bullets' i'll take a bullet for u, i'll jump on a bullet fr u.. Chai grammy awards dey come my way.. Hehe


    rip to these wonderful heroes!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 02:12 , Anonymous GamuGaZa said...

    Oh My Days ... Shit happens but seriously that joker guy is a real joker oo wasting ppls life

    www.gamugaza.blogspot.com
    follow @GaMuGaZa on twitter

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 02:17 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Abeg shut up..dis is d most senseless comment I've read in a long while and trust me,I've read a whole lot of dem..mtchew..NEKS

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 02:25 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    U GO FEAR AKSHION HEROES:(Singing)I GO CASH A GRENADE FOR U PUT MA HAND FOR BLADE FOR U.LAUGHN IN SPANISH

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 02:26 , Anonymous Innoxx said...

    @ Sasha Fierce, ya question should be: Can a Nigerian lady take a bullet for her boyfriend?

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 02:35 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    TO ALL NAIJA GUYS. dis is y we ladies end up wif dis white men instead bcos dey knw wat luv is all abt which is simply GOIN D XTRA MILE.pls learn frm dis.TNK U

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 02:37 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    DEAR GOD,
    LIKE ALWAYS AM HOPING I END UP WITH A MAN WU CAN GO TO D END OF D EARTH FOR MUA.N I HOPE I DON'T LOSE Im.N I HOPE LINDA POSTS DIS 2!
    UR OLY DAUTA, KOREDE!

    QUITE SAD, ALMOST HAD A TEAR IN MY EYES! WANDERING HOW D GALS WLD CARRY ON!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 03:11 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Yoruba men will not sacrifice their lives for anything. They will manage to squeeze under the cinema seats. Fear fear people.

    RIP to the these heroes!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 03:17 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Me i no fit take bullet for anyone ooo ... Mo sorry gan!!!All man for him own!!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 03:23 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Selfless act....even I know my ex boyfriend never love me reach

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 03:54 , Blogger rabzy said...

    They definitely loved their girls, and a lot of guys will do that, when i walk along a busy road i instinctively make her wlak closer to the kerb, i give her my coat when both of us are cold and i will shield my wife with my body when bullets are flying...these are expected of men..its the women who don't know what is expected of them especially with all these feminist crap about gender roles...they complain about who washes the dishes while we take bullets for them

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 04:21 , Anonymous dopeskin said...

    Yeah big questions are:

    *CAN A NIGERIAN LADY TAKE A BULLET FOR HIS MAN/BF?
    *HOW MANY NIGERIAN GIRLS ARE WORTH DYING FOR?

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 04:38 , Anonymous Rock said...

    Can't do this for a naija girl cos after 2 months she will be back getting love in another guy's arms and there goes the memories of the last lover. In naija every soul for themselves. At least I'm being honest.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 05:21 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    You don dey craze abi. She wrote about the people she got info about. Linda Is a blogger not a CNN reporter. She has done her best with the lil resources she has.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 05:24 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    God please send a guy like this my way. I started to loose hope that love like this existed after hearing About so many worthless men abuse & kill their gf/wives. This men are heroes & may their souls RIP

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 05:30 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I feel so sorry for you... Ignorance runs deep in your veins.
    If you must comment,do it sensibly.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 06:03 , Blogger Bonaventure Nnagboro said...

    Hmmm my type of men, but trust me:

    To take d bullet for u only if its made of rubber.
    To use ma body as bulletshield for u,only if am wearing a proof.
    To die in ur stead,only if u once donated a kidney to me.
    To die for u,only if its anoda Titanic movie.
    To die for u,if only am d son of God,since ressurection is sure.
    But with d rate Naija gurls are pouring acid on d men,such heroic feat seems rare here.~BONARIO~ says so via NOKIA3310.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 06:20 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    idiots

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 06:21 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Its soo sad dat some demented bigots just end other peoples lives,am so saddened by this incidence.even if the guys ddnt die 4 their girlfriends,they may have died on d killer's own will 2 kill them.its not really about whether they took the bullets for the ladies,its about a crazy demented psycho.may they RIP amen.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 06:31 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    ...so sad! but the ladies will fall in love again with other men, have kids and life goes on.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 06:39 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Anonymous 1:04 AM Why are u so dumb? Ode, can't u see who wrote the article? Olodo...

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 06:39 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I ws readin n also imagining hw dose gals must v felt n till feln ryt nw, hw sadly dey ll mis deir men, n I jst tot if only dey knew dat 9t would b deir last dey won't even tink of goin out de whole wik, death is wicked it doesn't luk at d hrt dat 2ruly luvs. Oh lord wot eva ll tak me or my luv ones away 4rm me shuld nave cum close, may deir gentle souls rest in ur bosom amen.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 06:45 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    i am a man. i am black. i am a Nigerian. take bullet for a girl?
    In another world perhaps.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 06:57 , Anonymous BLOGLORD said...

    "jon, lets go," n he laid there lifeless.
    i weep!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:01 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Like seriously??

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:06 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Crying writing this, may their gentle soul rest in peace! Very sad

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:11 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    D person dat composed ds stuff is so good
    So touchin from beginnin to end
    Let's live right mheeen
    U neva know when death'l come so u can go without fear
    May deir souls rest in peace

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:12 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Lmao @ women your turn please.... Love is truly blind (yimu). Can only do such for my mom and only sis, ok bye.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:16 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Keep dreaming ok,You'll remain single waiting for such men in naija.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:19 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Non bro, because they're bunch of ingrates. Linda post my comment ooo

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:21 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Rest in peace to the departed.. But, truth of the matter is no Nigerian girl is worth taken bullet for. I've been there done that seen shit all from Nigerian girls.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:21 , Anonymous Cara said...

    I'm a Nigerian with a Nigerian man and I can proudly say my man would do that and much more for me(as he has proven that 2me so many times),meanyl my ex wouldn't even take a slap 4me tuk more of bullets....tis just about bn with the ryt person and God's direction so ladies stp making Naija men luk bad/worse,there are sum good ones....
    ...May the souls of these lovely brave young men rest in peace,@least a gud deed just before dying and the knowledge of saving dier gfs should earn them eternal peace, Amen.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:26 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Die for a girl, anoda guy will take over... Life goes on.....

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:38 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    foolish boys...*smh* 4 dem, nw dia gf would hv all d liberty 2 f**k around, just give dis gals a month of mournin n see wat happens, especially d blonde chic in d 3rd pix!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:50 , Blogger archiri said...

    bt evry1 is entitle 2 dier own opinion,if u dnt lyk it den dnt read it. It already shows u cnt tke a bullet 4 any1. Its jst a questn*can naija guys tk a bullet 4 dier women?*

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:52 , Anonymous chinwizzy said...

    Mumu didn't u see d "written by Michael Skolnik" dt linda put there? See ur life? In ur haste to judge u forgot to read d information well.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:52 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    A proof that all men all not the same, RIP brothers may ur souls find rest in the bosom of the Lord. So sad, truly love still exist.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:55 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    QF
    May their souls RIP, it ws rily brave of dm. Dos of u askin if naija men can do ds 4their gf, do u honestly think u deserve dying 4? *and am a lady*

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 07:59 , Anonymous sexy22 said...

    Well that's White men for you, they don't pretend to love you when they don't, that's why they r different in everything.... may the souls of these victims rest in peace....

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:08 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    This is so heartbreaking,this illuminati people don use dark night sacrifice people lives for success,next month una go hear say d movie don gross over 1 billion dollars..r.i.p great men,it was really a dark night

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:08 , Anonymous IVORY CHI said...

    SO SAD!!!!


    @KAYODE OKESOLA.

    ITS 'ARE NAJIA BABES WORTH TAKING A BULLET FOR'


    AND IM NOT EVEN GOING TO ANSWER YOUR DAFT QUESTION

    ODE

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:17 , Blogger Somi Ekhasomhi said...

    There are guys like these everywhere, even in nigeria and there are guys that won't everywhere too. Just be grateful for the people you love and never miss an opportunity to let them know.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:19 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Chai! I wish they did this for their wives and kids and not girlfriends aka fornicating mates. What a waste. Were they born-again? Do they have Jesus in their lives. That's d only way they can be a real saints not just heroes. Dying for the love of christ not erotic love..

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:23 , Anonymous danny said...

    sad story...d truth is we nid 2 start hearin of such heroic acts 4rm d ladies angle

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:31 , Anonymous Bisola said...

    Kai! there is evil in this world ooo! JESUS we need U! Lord hve mercy! May their souls rest in peace!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:32 , Anonymous CyberKobin said...

    nice verygood to post

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:32 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    @ANON 1:04am......... you, you see yourself, didn't you read the article well, linda didnt write it herself, someone else did.... READ BEFORE YOU OPEN YOUR BIG MOUTH.... mtcheeewwww

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:36 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    those men na mumu... olodo... go die for womann na wa o

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:36 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Yes If its true love.. That is love without reason.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:41 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    MEN,MEN,MEN,MEN,MEN,MEN,MEN,MEN
    How many time did i call you Love with your heart and also your brain,St valentine dead for love,Romeo also died for love, samson in the bible died for love,italian heroes hercules and archilles died for love.three men from colorado died for love.how many women died for love few because they are wise than we men. AS my mother use to say if any man died because of a woman or lady milions of sexy lady like Linda Ronke Ikeji will match on his grave.lol any way i can died because of Linda as long as she promise to marry me.lol
    by Doubleomoba

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:42 , Blogger Uche Godson said...

    Luk hw cute d heros are,may there gentel soul rest in peace.I know in the lifes of the ladies they wil never be forgotten.
    Just want to say i admire their courage.RIP

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:42 , Anonymous Nekky said...

    Extremely touching. may deir gentle loving souls rest in peace. their gfs will be so devastated.!!!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:45 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Exactly but all guys are not d same. Some are bad some are badder others are baddest while some are good, some are gooder while others are goodest. Well my bf is.....

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:45 , Anonymous FortySeven said...

    True chivalry! True love! True sacrifice!

    May their souls rest in peace and may their names never be forgotten!

    @ Sasha Fierce, Anonymous 12:17 and Oluwakayode Okesola: Dont trivialize this with inane, meaningless comparisons please! Pay your respects and move on!!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:48 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    No d question is do naija men worth givin that much love to.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 08:58 , Anonymous BLOGBABY said...

    This one no fit happen for naija o...a typical naija guy will even use u as a cover..mtchw!
    May the souls of these heros RIP.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:00 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Dis is d height of love,brave men dey wer

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:10 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Mr. oluwakayode okesola......we will answer your question when you learn to write proper english!!.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:17 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Aww, so touching. RIP guys. I hope nigerian men will take a cue from this

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:21 , Anonymous happhausabunny said...

    @Sasha fierce, my thots exactly! I think so far Akwila prince has given d most honest answer. Dis is rilly true love! May deir souls R.I.P

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:21 , Anonymous Splashy said...

    Ewu gambia, is Linda d one dat wrote dis article? Can't u see it's an extract...she's a blogger not a writer..mumu

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:21 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I applaud dis dudes. May d gates of heaven open up for u, may God forgive u of any sin dat will hinder ur entry. All I can do is pray for dem cos it can't b undone. May d doer of dis evil not go unpunished in Jesus Name. Amen

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:21 , Anonymous jm said...

    so sad! looking at the three pictures one can see one common thing among them: which is deep smile on their faces. this is real love. we can't find true love in nigeria. nigerian men/women fall in love for what they get from it i.e what the person worth and not what the person really is. so, its food for thought.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:27 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    When you dnt live according to God law n commandements,these people are fornicating, d question is not when u die but wer u will spend eternity. All this is lust. What a secular world we live inside, repent and turn to God or u perish wit d world

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:34 , Blogger Morzook Biobaku said...

    i can't take a bullet for any woman, i beg. the guys will soon be forgotten in their lives when another knight in shining amour comes around. God bless the dead tho.... my mumuness never reach that level

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:34 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Luv is inresistable

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:36 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    #Cryin# dey re more dan heroes

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:38 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Wow!! God bless their souls.
    Yeah, Naija men can do this. My hubby would take bullets for me anytime...but the beautiful thing is that i'd also take bullets for him too.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:50 , Anonymous mz Tee said...

    Their actions were bourn out of instincts! Had u given them a minute to think, they wd run. That's Why a complete stranger can push u out of harm's way and be. D victim instead. While my heart bleeds for these men and their girlfriends who would forever live in guilt. I can assure my nigerian men that they wd do the same, so long as its instincts. It comes naturally that a man wd want to protect his lady in d face of danger.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 09:57 , Anonymous Tricia said...

    A reflex action that cost them their lives...or maybe, a 'love-ly' action as some may choose to tag it...Hope God grants them eternal rest..

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:15 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    its really an act of bravery for a man to lay his life for another.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:17 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Anon july 25 2012 1:04am,why don't u invent ur own blog where u can write as u wish instead of insulting linda

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:28 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    no, men should always prove that they are mature, protective and reponsible. I conform men should always lay their lives for their wives/girl friends at least, for posterity. Women are reproductive, so the life cycle continues. Nigerian men, oya prove your mettle.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:42 , Anonymous California love said...

    Thank you for that honest question

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:43 , Anonymous eze malumba said...

    Very very sad may God accept der innocent souls

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:44 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Spoke like a typical Nigerian man.lol

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:46 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Then then girls will hook another guys. Waht a life!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:46 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    May their gentle souls rest in perfect peace..

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:50 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Really sad and very brave of the men.
    I assure you that in a few yrs time the women WILL FORGET what these men look like and only have a fleeting memory of this sad day.Unbelievable,shallow maybe but true.

    So was it worth the men dying for them?I say NO.........And I am female!If they were married and had children then yes it makes it all the more worth it.They share a lineage together but boyfriend/girlfriend matter;I laugh.The LIVES OF THE WOMEN WILL GO ON.

    RIP guys.I hope your family find some modicum of peace knowing that you all died as heroes.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:51 , Anonymous palominose said...

    Didn't u see †̥ђε̲̣̣̣̥ name written under? Does that look like linda ikeji? Some peole are so dumb yet are eager to exhibit their stupidity in public.you are a clear example of a typical rumour monger,read before u pass judgement biko!!!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 10:54 , Blogger SOLA said...

    Even in these wicked times, some still love to the point of death!

    RIP broS...
    I hope the girlfriends are able to recover from this...

    Oluwa saanu

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 11:01 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Why are u always so bitter? C'mon now... That got old. Sheesh

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 11:02 , Anonymous Omaluscious said...

    FG purchases 200 cars for African first ladies at N13.5m each; Patience Jonathan set to commission First Lady Building on revoked Turai Yar’Adua's Land!

    http://wp.me/p26AnE-on

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 11:05 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    So touching! but how many girlfriends can do that for their men?

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 11:07 , Blogger truthhurts said...

    This is how it should be-men PROTECTING the women they claim to love! Not battering them,abusing them,pouring acid on them...hurting them!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 11:08 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Men die for there women, women die for there children..........

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 11:40 , Anonymous Nilla said...

    So wonderful,yet so tragic!!

    May their souls rest in peace!!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 11:52 , Blogger Jessica said...

    i can take a bullet for my ß♡♥. i love true and hard. Rip to those heros. #sad

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 11:54 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Anonymous 1:04am,who tell U̶̲̥̅̊ say na linda write am, U̶̲̥̅̊ no  d writer 4 up? May deir souls rest in peace.amen.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 11:56 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Awww, so sweet,, hmmmm,, my bf oo, can he..? Anyways may their souls rest in peace

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 12:04 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    They do it giving birth, everytime they go to the labor room, it is life and death.....

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 12:06 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Pure bravery. Nigerian men can you hear? I remember when i was doing my NYSC ages ago and my ex-BF and i were going to eat off Toyin street. We heard gunshots and people parked their cars. My ex just parked his car, took out his keys and ran into a dry gutter. He totally forgot about me. Every man for himself oh. I had that at the back of my mind when i decided to walk away.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 12:07 , Anonymous James said...

    There is no greater love than for one to lay down his life for another.

    John 15:13

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 12:09 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Awww, the ultimate sacrifice....let these girls honor their memories..start an awareness on voilenece in schools or sumtyn. God rest Their souls and comfort their families

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 12:10 , Anonymous Segun said...

    Wow! Very touching.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 12:16 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    This brought out tears in my eyes. I can imagine how heartbroken their girlfriends would be. Its really sad. Btw, no naija guy can take bullets for his girlfriend... Selfish set of human. Mstcheeeew!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 12:31 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I can't ever do that, not for the sake of love or anything equally stupid-sounding. Am I Jesus?

    Tingles.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 12:33 , Anonymous ALLYBERRY said...

    @ Anonymous July 25, 2012 1:04 am,who told u it was Linda that wrote the article,can't u read?anyways may their soul Rest In Peace.but life is unfair sha,cos no matter how long it takes the ladies will have to move on with their life,they'll start dating again n eventually marry someone else also.who don die don die Oº°˚˚°ºh hmmmmmmmmm.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 12:44 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Catherine says......
    Anonymous July 25, 2012 1:04 AM, please don't be an olodo. If you read carefully, you would have noticed someone else wrote the "article".
    This is true love in its purest form. Their memories will surely linger on. RIP loving heroes.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 13:00 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I FEEL LIKE CRYING.....ITS SO TERRIBLE. HIPSY!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 13:07 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Can a naija woman die for her bf?

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 13:09 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Remember it was done by instinct. U could do likewise.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 13:15 , Blogger tijay447 said...

    so those girls go marry someone else some years later... no be for Naija o

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 13:19 , Blogger tijay447 said...

    so in some years time those girls go marry someone else... no be for Naija o, so much for love RIP

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 13:35 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Your so-called first reason is just so hilarious....hmm typical Naija mentality...that's why girls sef no wan marry Mr Only son oh...lol

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 13:40 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    If you're worth taking a bullet, u'll get a man to take one for u mos def

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 13:41 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Yimu.... Life goes on

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 13:49 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Knowing women, I won't be surprised to hear the women are dating new men soon

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:05 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Im in tears.I cant stop crying, been crying since i read this post. May their souls RIP.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:08 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    d guyz dem get mind

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:10 , Anonymous Hrm paul Ojeih said...

    SO SOME MUMU MEN ACTUALLY TOOK BULLETS FOR GIRLS THAT ARE NOT THEIR WIVES NOR SISTERS,THAT IS CRAZY AM SPEECHLESS GOD KNOWS I CANT DO DAT.I NO FIT DIE FOR MY BABE IF I DO IN THE NEXT 3 MONTHS SHE WILL BE IN THE ARMS OF ANOTHER MAN PROBABLY MY BEST FRIEND THAT HAS BEEN EYING HER ONLY MY KIDS DAT I CAN TAKE BULLET FOR COS DEY BARE MY NAME MY WIFE WELL I WILL THINK ABOUT IT BCOS MY BROTHERS MITE MARRY HER AFTER I DIE OR MY FRIEND TOO THAT IS EYE HER WILL MARRY HER AFTER TAKING DAT BULLET FOR HER ROMEO AND JULIET ERA DON PASS FOR MY WIFE I WILL GIVE IT A SECOND TOT O. SOME FOLKS ON THIS BLOG WONT LIKE MY STATEMENT WHO CARES ITS MY FUCKING OPINION HELL ITS A FREE WORLD ESP ON DIS BLOG

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:11 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    when i first read this on Global Grind i had goose bumps all over. i used it as my bbm status and had some of my male friends tackle me about it. i admire what these young men did. it really takes a lot of gut to do so. and may they rest in perfect peace (i urge my fellow women who these men made this huge sacrifice for, to not only hold but cherish these men in their memories becauses without this price they wouldnt be here today) come to think of it, in this world today husbands aint even ready to take a bullet for their wives even in most families, you cant say same for them.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:14 , Anonymous Hrm paul Ojeih said...

    WHY NIGERIAN BABES GO DEY ASK IF GUYS FIT TAKE BULLET FOR DEM OK MAKE ME ASK 2 CAN NIGERIA GIRLS TAKE BULLET FOR THEIR MEN COMMON TO ALLOW US MARRY EXTRA WIFE NA FIGHT THEY GO THEY FIGHT US MAKING OUR LIVES A LIVING HELL IF DEM NO GREE US MARRY ANOTHER WIFE NA BULLET THEY GO TAKE FOR US.SACRIFICE IS BOTH WAYS.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:19 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Omg dis brought tears to my eyes,I actually new one of dem in high skool...RIP mate:(

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:24 , Anonymous Madam Good said...

    Na them biko ooo....choi! Who can die for love in this werey 9ja. God give me my own heaven sent man.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:28 , Blogger Tobenna Okoye said...

    www.blogger.com sign up, create a blog and write all u want about DANA crash and the people involved

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:39 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Shutup jor..dint yu see d name of d persn who wrote the article under d picture? Blind bat.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:40 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Dats cos it happened in naija where news is gist and vice versa

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:47 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Pure heroes.so sad.i hope the girlfriends make their death count for something n not just weep for one week then start love making with another guy all in the name of life goes on.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:53 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    aww got tears in my eyes how sad ...True love i know i would find such in the near future...

    @ Naija guys take a clue *eyes rolling *

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 14:55 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    If Linda writes about Dana victims shebi u people will still curse her for not respecting the family of the victims.... What do we really want? RIP to these brave men..

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 15:15 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    in crisis we either become cower or protective. i had that experience whn armed robbers attacked us at home at d middle of d night and i still find it hard 2 believe how i become fearless n stood them up despite being a very cool person. That's wht hpnd wt those guys and i respect them for that. RIP

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 15:19 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    So sad.... May their respective soul RIP. Meanwhile a typical 9ija man cannot die on his GF taking a bullet but they can die on their GF having SEX.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 15:24 , Anonymous meg333 said...

    Wow. I pray their souls rest in perfect peace. Amen

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 15:26 , Anonymous Janded said...

    So so sad. God please let them into your throne. any man Nigerian or no who truly loves will instinctively protect a loved one.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 16:05 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Wao,so sad luv is 2ruly blind

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 16:09 , Blogger KELSONLINE7 said...

    Now i know Bruno Mars meant it wen he sang " I will catch a grenade for you" so sad...RIP.. i am not sure 9ja boyfriends can even protect der gal frnds bt am sure married couples who have spent 20years n above can do dis.... Love is [Real] stupid..

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 16:13 , Blogger Jayne Whyte said...

    This story reminds me of Goldie and Prezzo. Prezzo could not leave the BBA house for Goldie talk more of dying for her. Anyway,I hope we now understand the true meaning of love......not just God's type of love but man's type of love for man. jaynewhyte.blogspot.com

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 16:31 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    omo i go take off ooh, no need 2 dull myself.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 17:19 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    When will it be the women's turn. Oles

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 17:23 , Anonymous Dr Pinch said...

    Can you take bullets for your man? See your dirty mouth "those are the kind of men I want to marry" They will take bullets for u, they will die and you will live and marry another man. Mumu

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 17:27 , Anonymous Dr Pinch said...

    Aaawww so sad.RIP. Can a nija girl die for her BF???????????????????????????????

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 18:04 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    @anon 1:04 can't you c she dint write the article.read well b4 commenting abeg!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 18:33 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    So so sad! However, within this year, each of these women will move on and start dating other guys. Na only my wife and kids i go take bullet for o!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 19:25 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Dis is soooo touching. May dia souls RIP. May God giv dia families d strength dey nid 2 go thru dis. Amen. Oma baby

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 20:02 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    so touching,may their souls rest in peace

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 20:05 , Blogger Chinedu Okwudilichukwu said...

    may their souls rest in peace,so touching.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 20:14 , Blogger Olusegun Zaccheaus said...

    A very touching story, may their soul rest in peace.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 20:45 , Anonymous Anony Noni said...

    A big-framed married naija big boy took to his heels leaving his wife and only son with armed robbers on their way to church one fateful...infact they'd just parked outside their church when accosted by d gun-wielding robbers.

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 21:37 , Anonymous wagzi said...

    Will the girls ve done the same or rather die for their guys if the situation turn around pls don't let us chase d winds every body will be accountable for his own soul

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 21:42 , Blogger emmanuel uyouko said...

    Ta, na 2 of us go follow. If truly u luv me den u shud folow n die na

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 22:17 , Blogger de law williams said...

    madmen

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 23:12 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    CAN THEY EVEN TAKE A BULLET FOR THEIR WIVES, KIDS AND MOTHERS THE STUPID FUCKERS

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 23:24 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Na wa for u oh!
    And become A widow?
    U b winchy winchy!

     
  • At 25 July 2012 at 23:59 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    wont do such tho

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 00:01 , Anonymous Shakira said...

    Reading through the post and I just kept thinking of my boyfriend and how I need to appreciate him more...I bet you, he will do the same for me. He always puts himself in danger's way for my sake(and yes I am a clumsy girl). It irritates me most times but that's just him, and he is a Nigerian......May the souls of these heroic boyfriends rest in peace and I pray they make heaven for what they did. Amen

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 00:46 , Anonymous scataa said...

    Dats bullshit! Bcus of wot! I go con receive bullet 4 one girl wey I neva dey sure say na only me dey !!! U knw na? White ppl can b sum tyms foolish! 4 real such can neva happen in dis country 9jeria! We cherish our lifes!papee scatta scata no mata!!

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 02:29 , Blogger Ife ka said...

    anyway, they are heros but it would have been a happer story had they survived the attack.

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 04:02 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Nice Story... May their heroic soul rest in peace... But me I no fit die for any girlfrnd ohh... Make girls especially come dey say awwwwwww abi naa meow meow meow like Cat after dem hear my sad demise..
    Even Bob Pattison neva die, him girlfriend Kristen Stewart don cheat open leg yakata for married man... I give these girls 2mnths peereh.. If they neva even open leg before them bfrnd die gan maa self..
    Omo Inla says so via Nokia Mars Q-Phone.

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 04:04 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Nice Story... May their heroic soul rest in peace... But me I no fit die for any girlfrnd ohh... Make girls especially come dey say awww abi naa meow meow like Cat after dem hear my sad demise..
    Even Bob Pattison neva die, him girlfriend Kristen Stewart don cheat open leg yakata for married man... I give these girls 2mnths peereh(too much), max 2wks self.. If they neva even open leg before them bfrnd die gan maa self..
    Omo Inla says so via Nokia Mars Q-Phone.

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 04:08 , Anonymous Gfada said...

    How much did your tinfoil hat cost and where can I buy one

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 04:10 , Anonymous Gfada said...

    Shakira is dating a Nigerian? How nice!

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 04:23 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    More instinct .....than love.

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 04:37 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    The girls probably ran out and made the story up, so not to look bad.

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 05:55 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I bet there're couples that made it out together cause' of love.Who told u my skin is made out of kevlar? Run as fast as ur legs can carry u abeg.

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 08:48 , Blogger Lanre Sonola said...

    I cried while I was reading this. Not only because of the actions of these men gone but also the way the writer captured it.

    Then I made the mistake of reading the comments. Bunch of people trying to make little of something so noble. God's law is love. Love is taking a bullet for someone else whether you know the person or not.

    Life is a test. You pass, you go to heaven. It's a staging area before the main event. Don't be too busy trying to save your life that you lose it.

    Enough said. God bless you all.

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 08:49 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    They dint know they were gonn die...cos if they did,their statements would have bn ''to ur tent oh israel''(eni oriyo, o dile.) Rip to them though...

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 09:11 , Anonymous Alicia says... said...

    Bwahahahahahaha!!! I'm about to piss myself. Ooh my God!!!!.that was too funny and so true

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 11:12 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    They surely are heroes where a father in that same hall abandoned his baby. May the souls of all the victims in that incidence rest in peace. Amen

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 11:32 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    and wat's all dese debates about the guys being stupid for laying deir lives down??? im sure y'all jst happened to skim thru d above epistle- wat part of "There is no time for contemplation. No time for reason. No time for time itself. Only time for hope and prayers" dont u understand.
    2ndly, 2 d sanctimonious fellow wu insinuates that they fornicated........need i remind u, dt u arnt spotless- SIN is SIN. and u hv NO RIGHT to judge; let him with no sin cast the first stone!!!

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 16:08 , Anonymous Zsa Zsa said...

    Gfada, u are a riot!! U had laughing waaaay out loud!

     
  • At 26 July 2012 at 20:10 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Gosh. I wept for these brave men. That kind of love is deep. May they RIP.

     
  • At 27 September 2012 at 08:11 , Anonymous Exit Signs said...

    Sweet couples RIP guys feel sad for you but its okay life must go on.

     

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