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We are highlighting local heroes who are making sacrifices in their lives to help keep families fed, prepared and safe during the coronavirus crisis.

We are asking FOX8 viewers to tell us about the heroes they encounter on this journey.

This hero helps people breathe easier. Meet Rebekah Leigh Burleyson. She is a respiratory therapist who chose her career after battling asthma as a child. She loves what she does and assisting patients. Rebekah, your family is very proud of you.

If you have a hero you want to share with us, send us a picture of the person and a few sentences about them to

You can also share them on social media by using #highlightingheroes.