I suspect there are lots of posts on lots of blogs about this anniversary. I won’t dwell on the loss to our country or way of life that day. Enough said. I do want to spend a moment talking about a friend. He consistently asks to stay anonymous, so I respect that request.
This friend worked the command posts at ground zero in New York. He knows all there is to know about emergency large-scale police operations. He also wrote the book on hazardous materials. No, really — he wrote the book. This is critical to my story because he knew exactly what he was breathing in those first 5 days. He knew, but he stayed. They all stayed. Continue Reading