“I didn’t get into this profession for the commendations... even by just helping someone change a tire and getting a thank-you when you leave -- that’s really all the reward you look for in this job.” -Michael Willford
To honor those lives lost, including the first responders, Storypoint -- a senior living community in Waterville -- invited those closest to home. Waterville police and firefighters were invited to the flag ceremony.
Baum has paralysis on his right side but he doesn't let it slow him down. He works out every day and pushes through pain so he can be there when his community needs him most. It's the reason he was nominated for 13abc's First Responder of the Week.