Posted on March 7, 2008 at 1:35pm
Do you remember exactly when you decided to become an emergency responder? For me, it’s easy; September 12, 2001. After September 11, I didn’t want to feel useless the next time people needed help. I was a full-time freelance writer, working at a client’s office in downtown D.C., when the planes hit; everything closed for the day, and on the way home, I could see the smoke from the Pentagon. I got my EMT card in July 2002.
Obviously there haven’t been any more September 11s. Here in… Continue