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hiromichi



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 1:14 pm    Post subject: first responder Reply with quote

What is a first responder?

Her most lasting achievements as a senator include a federal fund for long-term health monitoring of 9/11 first responders, an expansion of military benefits to cover reservists and the National Guard, and a law requiring drug companies to improve the safety of their medications for children.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A first responder is someone like a police officer or a fire fighter or a paramedic who responds first to a disaster. In this case, the people who responded on 9/11 had a lot of health problems from inhaling toxic smoke, etc.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lorikeet: I see. Thank you.
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