Australian Fireman Honored by Animal Rights Activists

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The fireman who saved Sam the Koala is now an international Youtube star. Tree, 44, has been rewarded for his compassion by rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) which gave him its Hero to Animals Award. The compassion that David Tree showed in caring for Sam is an inspiration to others throughout the community and beyond,' said Peta Director Jason Baker. And getting recognition he deserves for his kindness.Mr