Former EMT Michael Morse takes you along for the ride as he and his fellow officers respond to 24 emergency calls in a 34-hour period in Providence, RI. Race from one call to the next as Morse goes from facing life and death emergencies to treating minor injuries and carting drunks to detox.
See for yourself how difficult, frustrating and at times heartbreaking this job can be, as lives are lost, scarce medical resources squandered and futures altered. Experience first-hand moments of hope abandoned-and then reborn.
Rescuing Providence reaches into the homes and minds of the people that respond to emergencies-as well as those who desperately need their help. It's a fascinating glimpse into the daily lives of the people who do a critical job that is often dangerous, sometimes thankless, but ultimately rewarding.
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|Size: ||711 KB|
|Publisher: ||Post Hill Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781618687982 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|