Daily Archives: July 22, 2009

A different view of D.C.

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The John H. Glenn Jr., Washington, D.C.'s 70'-long flagship fireboat.  It was built in 1962 for the FDNY, and was purchased by DCFD in 1977 for one dollar. All the air inside my drysuit escaped with an audible whoosh as I stretched the rubber neck seal outwards, à la Rodney Dangerfield. I struggled to stay […]

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Alex Capece

Washington, D.C. Firefighter and Paramedic

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