Witness to Toronto van attack doesn’t feel like a ‘hero’

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    Robert Greco was on his way to a job when he witnessed the deadly van attack in Toronto on April 23, 2018. In her decision, Justice Ann Malloy recognized witnesses who tended to the injured and said they were the “true heroes of the day.” Greco said he’s been diagnosed with PTSD and despite the guilty verdict, he will never forget what he saw.

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