Stepping Up...

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by Ashley Swanson
With hard work, dedication, and some optimism, a person can do anything. But to be an EMT, first responder or firefighter, being brave needs to be added to the list. In our rural Nebraska area, all of our EMT and firefighters are volunteers—every last one of them. To be a volunteer, a person has to be dedicated; willing to leave their families at a moments notice; willing to work toward the position; and despite their shaking skin and rapid heartbeat, they have to be brave...and that’s not something that can always be accomplished.


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