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Byline: DOUG TSURUOKA
For CeeCee Lyles, it wasn't about being a hero. It was about doing the right thing.
That attitude made Lyles a hero long before she boarded a seemingly routine flight from Newark, N.J., to San Francisco on Sept. 11.
A one-time Florida police detective, Lyles was used to looking death in the eye.
"She wasn't afraid of anything. She would run any criminal flat down and tackle them -- even if they had a gun," said her aunt, Mareya Schneider.
But it's as a flight attendant on United Airlines Flight 93 that she's best remembered.
Lyles, 33, was one of the passengers and crew who battled hijackers and brought the plane down in a Pennsylvania field -- minutes before it reached its intended target in Washington.
She had quit her job at the Fort Pierce, Fla., police department just nine months earlier to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a flight attendant.
Some might find that an odd …