What a word for doing something for the greater good of everyone else even if you get hurt in the process

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  • Jordan is a new contributor. Be nice. – Kris Sep 3 '18 at 9:25

Demonstrating "selflessness" or acting "selflessly". Noun: concern more with the needs and wishes of others than with one's own.

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