John Servati of Alabama Sacrifices His Life To Save His Girlfriend During Storm


john-servatiA swimmer from the University of Alabama, John Servati sacrificed his own life for his girlfriend during this week’s tornado.

Anna Rae Gwarjanski, another swimmer from Alabama commented, “John Servati died a hero, he held up a concrete wall long enough for his girlfriend to get out from under it before it collapsed again on him.”

Officials would only say Servati, 21, of Tupelo, Miss., died after a retaining wall collapsed in his home in Tuscaloosa.

Servati competed in three events at the Southeastern Conference championships last year. He was a dean’s list student and was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

He will always be remembered as a true model of love, humility, and selflessness, even his last tweet was focused on others;

John Servati died a hero