Just when the old goat thought his get up and go got up and went, a kid from New Jersey sends me an e-mail, said he read “The Books,” asked if I would be interested in helping him with his class project. He’s 15 years old and a junior firefighter for his town’s volunteer fire department, loves everything about it and thought I might be interested in helping him with his project..
I’ll help anybody I can who shows even an inkling of interest in firefighting and or EMS. We talked on the phone for twenty minutes or so, I answered his questions, he seemed kind of thrilled. Sent me an e-mail yesterday, turns out I’m the only author that bothered to respond to queries from his classmates.
Maybe that’s because I’m a firefighter/EMT first, and an author second.
Truth be told, It’s great being a positive influence in somebody’s plans, I hope Scott follows his dreams and pursues a career in the Fire/EMS service, he seems like just the kind of person we need.