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Drones are turning more people into heroes everyday.

Most people associate consumer drone flight with cool aerial photography or video shooting. But people all around the world are stepping up to use their drones for good. Specifically, to aid in search and rescue missions.

But even though drones have successfully helped people in need, there are still regulatory hurdles to overcome before this kind of drone use can become commonplace. 

Here's a look at the people using drones in emergency situations and the barriers preventing drones from reaching their full superhero potential:

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