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Life as knowledgeable firefighter and paramedic might be difficult sufficient with out the added danger of the specter of contracting the COVID-19 virus.
It’s a actuality that just about all first responders face now after they exit on each name they make.
Metropolis of Racine firefighter Rob Sackett, who lately celebrated each 5 years on the job in Racine, and the latest beginning of his son Wyatt, not solely understands the chance, however faces it head on.
Hero shouldn’t be a phrase he’s essentially snug with.
“I feel there are greater heroes than me.. heroes are available in all sizes and styles,” he mentioned.
On high of his unimaginable dedication to his career, Rob additionally has a tremendous private story.
His mom Linda, who was going through extreme, life-threatening kidney failure, wanted a kidney transplant. Rob and his brother each turned out to be matches, and Rob was chosen to donate a kidney to his Mother.
“Rob means absolutely the world to me, and I”m very fortunate that he’s my son,” Linda mentioned as she shared her story about Rob’s kidney donation.
For demonstrating what a hero actually is, each on the job and away from the hearth station, Rob Sackett is certainly one of our Salute to Service honorees for 2020.
WaterStone Financial institution Salute to Service is a Wisconsin Broadcasters Affiliation 2020 award winner for Greatest Group Affect.
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