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PANIC BUTTON

Panic set in as I experienced the worst road rage incident I’d ever been involved in. If I’d needed to call 911, I knew someone would be there.

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WE’VE ALL GOT A JOB TO DO

By Josh McFadden NAVIGATOR: The Academy’s biggest, most extraordinary event of the year. In this three-day conference, emergency response professionals from around the globe converge to network with like-minded individuals, celebrate successes, learn more effective practices for their craft, and recognize outstanding achievements of other people and centers. There are classes, awards, parties, and a

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SUNRISE, SUNSET

By Audrey Fraizer So much in life depends on a change in attitude. However cliche that might sound, I have found the principle to hold true during the toughest transitions. My simplistic example—fitting of the cliche—has to do with the onset of winter. I prefer warm weather, and it took a tweaking of attitude to

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WHEN I GROW UP

By Audrey Fraizer Salt Lake Tribune columnist Robert Kirby wanted to become a firetruck. At least he did at age 3 when anything in the universe seemed possible. The world was his unadulterated adventure. Kirby eventually reached the age of reason—that time in life when reality smacks us in the head. No matter how hard

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YOU HELP US MAKE THIS BETTER

By Heather Darata We love hearing from you. That’s right, your feedback lets us know that not only do you read the Journal, but that you care what we publish. At times, we feel like we write, edit, and lay out the Journal in a vacuum. Without hearing from you, our readers, it can be

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