He's a crisis actor!
"Everybody knows Carlos. Carlos Arredondo is the guy in the cowboy hat, the guy who ran toward the explosions at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon when every human instinct told him to run the other way. He pulled down barriers so emergency workers could get to the wounded. The photo of him helping a badly injured Jeff Bauman is iconic, capturing the selflessness of so many ordinary people on that extraordinary day. But...."
No surprise regarding the author.