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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Dallas Vaughn is the October 2019 winner of the Chick-fil-A Everyday Heroes award

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Dallas Vaughn is the October 2019 winner of the Chick-fil-A Everyday Heroes award
Dallas Vaughn is the October 2019 winner of the Chick-fil-A Everyday Heroes award

Dallas Vaughn is the October 2019 winner of the Chick-fil-A Everyday Heroes award

THIS MORNING WE ARE HONORINGTHIS MONTH'S WINNER OF THECHIC━FI━A EVERYDAY HEROESAWARD.

TWO YEARS AGO,2━YEA━OLD DALLAS VAUGHN WASIN A SERIOUS CAR CRASH THATALMOST KILLED HIM.

AFTERSPENDING MONTHS AT SHOCKTRAUMA AND IN REHAB, HE'SALMOST BACK TO NORMAL.

NOWHE'S USING HIS SECOND CHANCETO GIVE BACK TO THE PEOPLE WHOSAVED HIS LIFE.

WMA━2 NEWS'MEGAN KNIGHT HAS MORE ON WHATMAKES DALLAS VAUGHN ANEVERYDAY HERO.TRACK ONE: ITSUNNY MORNING IN NORTHEASTBALTIMORE, WHICH MEANS A GOODDAY FOR BUSINESS AT DETAILKINGS WEST CAR WASH.

((nats ofcar wash)) TRACK TWO: CARS OFALL SHAPES AND SIZES, EVEN TOWTRUCKS, COME ROLLING THROUGHTHE BAYS.

AND THERE TO GREETTHE CUSTOMERS IS 2━ YEA━OLDDALLAS VAUGHN WHO C━ OWNS THECAR WASH WITH HIS DAD TYRONE.((Dallas)) 30:05 I feelamazing, I feel awesome.Everyday I wake up, I come tomy business, I see my dadfirst thing in the morning andrunning a business everyday30:13 TRACK THREE: WAKING UPEVERYDAY IS SOMETHING MOST OFUS TAKE FOR GRANTED, BUT NOTDALLAS.

HE KNOWS EACH DAY IS ABLESSING BECAUSE HE CAMEEXTREMELY CLOSE TO NEVERWAKING UP AGAIN.

((nats of 911calls, shock trauma video:45)) ((Dallas)) TRACK FOUR: ONSEPTEMBER 25 2017& DALLAS GOTINTO A HORRIFIC CAR CRASH,FLIPPING HIS CORVETTE SEVERALTIMES, LEAVING NOTHING MORETHAN A PILE OF TWISTED METAL.HIS DAD REMEMBERS GETTING THEPHONE CALL THAT NIGHT.((Tyrone)) 39:21 when I gotback there, he was in pieces,unresponsive and they said hewasn't going to make it 39:28((nats of video 5:57“Theygonna take you in at 12 so Ineed you to fight&)) TRACKFIVE: DALLAS SPENT 62 DAYS ATSHOCK TRAUMA IN BALTIMORE.

HEHAD 30 OPERATIONS AND A LARGETEAM OF DOCTORS AND NURSESCARING FOR HIM.

THEN IT WASOFF TO REHAB WHERE HE GOT ALITTLE BIT STRONGER EVERYDAY,HIS DAD ALWAYS BY HIS SIDE.((Tyrone)) 39:59 to have himback to have him everyday getto work with him everyday getto touch him and see himeveryday is a blessing fromGod 40:05 TRACK SIX: DALLASKNEW HE COULDNSECOND CHANCE AT LIFE ANDWANTED TO GIVE BACK TO THEHOSPITAL THAT SAVED HIS LIFE.SO HE AND HIS DAD OPENED A CARWASH EARLIER THIS YEAR.

THEIRMOTTO: GIVING BACK ONE CAR ATA TIME.

((Dallas)) 30:40 Ialways said I'm going to dosomething good for you, I'mgoing to give back I gotta dosomething 30:44 TRACK SEVEN:FOR EVERY CAR THEY WASH ORDETAIL, THE VAUGHNS DONATE APORTION BACK TO THE UNIVERSITYOF MARYLAND MEDICAL SYSTEMFOUNDATION.

DALLAS GAVE HISFIRST CHECK OF ONE THOUSANDDOLLARS IN JUNE TO DR. THOMASSCALEA, THE HEAD OF SHOCKTRAUMA.

((Dallas)) 32:40 justto see him smile, he can seesomeone who he worked on thatalmost died multiple times andI now I own a car wash and I'mgiving back, it's an awesomefeeling 32:50 TRACK EIGHT: ANDTHE GIVING DOESNDALLAS AND HIS DAD HIRE PEOPLEWHO ARE STRUGGLING TO FINDJOBS, BE IT FROM HOMELESSNESS,PRISON RECORDS OR OTHERBARRIERS.

((Dallas)) 36:35giving them a job and helpingthem out and talking to themand mentoring them, it's notall about making money, it'sabout mentoring people andhelping them 36:42 TRACK NINE:YOU COULD CALL DETAIL KINGSWEST THE SECOND CHANCE CARWASH& WHERE EVERYONE WHO WORKSHERE IS THANKFUL FOR ANOTHEROPPORTUNITY& MOST OF ALLDALLAS AND HIS DAD.

((Tyrone))41:38 it's the best ending ofa tragic story 41:39 ((BUTTWITH)) 43:08 I can work withmy best friend and I can workwith my son 43:10 ((Dallas))35:39 I've been getting a lotof support from thecommunity... it's just been ablessing.

Everyone sees thiskid that's been through a lotand they just come support andshow love it's an amazingfeeling 35:49 TRACK TEN: INBALTIMORE, MK WMA━2 NEWS.DALLAS ALSO PLANS TO DONATSOME OF HIS PROCEEDS TO GROUPSTHAT SUPPORT BREAST CANCERPATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES INHONOR OF BREAST CANCERAWARENESS MONTH.

YOU CANNOMINATE SOMEONE AGE 18 TO 25FOR THE EVERYDAY HEROES AWARD,JUST GO TO WMA━2 NEWS DOT COMSLASH EVERYDAY HEROES.

EACHWINNER WILL RECEIVE A LUNCHFOR 10 COURTE