Archive for March2013

Beating

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http://rescuingprovidence.com/2011/08/the-mule/ Seeing a child's heart beat outside its chest is a stark reminder of the frailty of the human body. The beating heart itself is a bit grotesque-until you connect it to the person whose life force keeps it beating. I wonder what happened fifty, a hundred or five-hundred years ago to the poor souls […]

New article at EMS World

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…We deliver babies, pull people from wrecked cars, administer the right drugs at the right time and truly make a difference, most of the time. It’s funny how we tend to dwell on the other times, when all we can do is wonder. It’s a crazy world we live in, but at least everybody will […]

Past and Future

Maddogmedic left a comment on my last post, which led me to his blog, where I met Ellie. I've been kind of lost in my own head these last few years, losing connections that were vital when this first began. At one time I read twenty or so accounts of peoples lives, people who are […]

I See

I see them, all of them. I see the girl teetering on the edge of the bridge, see her face, see the anguish, the resolution, the despair just before she lets go. I see her crumpled body thirty feet below, still breathing, still holding on, still hoping. I see the look on her face when […]

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