Piloting helicopters with the Royal Air Force search and rescue team has been one of the big highlights in Prince William‘s life.
“There’s no greater feeling than when you’ve actually done some good and saved someone’s life,” says the 30-year-old Duke of Cambridge in the upcoming BBC One Wales series Helicopter Rescue.
“I don’t think there’s any greater calling in life…to be able to see a son or daughter’s face when you bring their mother or father back from the edge of death—it’s quite powerful.”
It’s a feeling that several of Hollywood’s biggest stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Ryan Gosling and Gerard Butler have experienced, too. Click through the gallery to see how they and others big names have performed the ultimate good deed and saved a life.
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