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By the barest of threads.

Christopher J. Hale @chrisjollyhale
Officer Eugene Goodman stopped a mob of white rioters from entering the chambers of the United States Senate.

At this perilous moment in our nation’s history, he was the one person standing between democracy and the rule of tyrants.

(Photo Credit: New York Times)
11:45 AM · Jan 10, 2021

One person shouldn’t have to.

He lured the mob away from the Senate chamber entrance.