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British Mom Stops Fight on Busy Train

Brave Mom Breaks Up Gang Fight on Commuter Train

Motherhood has certainly made us stronger, but we're not sure we'd be brave enough to do what Naomi Spencer did. The 45-year-old, who is mom to a 15 year-old boy in Devon, UK, stopped a gang fight on a commuter train — by going into what she calls "mum mode."

Spencer told Yahoo! News that she could not sit idly by as a group of six men assaulted another passenger; instead she stood up and, mustering a voice of command that she'd honed with her son, ordered the warring parties to separate — which they did.

Spencer's bravery was recently recognized by London's transport police, but she humbly explained that her self-assurance in dealing with the brawling men came instinctively: as with her son, she had only to provide "clear instructions in what they needed to do."

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How has motherhood made you braver?

Source: Yahoo! News
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Wendie14413786 Wendie14413786 4 years
I wonder why there was only 1 person who spoke up. Hopefully this wonderful mom gives others courage to do the same. And, thank you, Lord for keeping her safe.
BonnieAnderson11938 BonnieAnderson11938 4 years
This story proves that it can only take one voice to speak up for good to stop wrongdoing. Bravo!
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