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Old 18 December 2015, 15:49
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Mods, move this to a more appropriate location if you need.

http://news.unchealthcare.org/news/2...ret-white-coat
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Old 18 December 2015, 18:17
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I know all the Sf bubbas mentioned in the article.

Jeremy Valdez is one of the bravest men I know.
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Old 19 December 2015, 04:10
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It was 3:30 a.m. The helicopters were lifting off...It lost control and fell 800 feet to the village below, crashing through a two-story compound. The helicopter broke in half on impact.

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Despite his severe injuries, Karl survived. He was, however, the only medic on board... [and] he realized he couldn’t stand. He had broken his back, and his left leg was “pretty much destroyed.” His face had been crushed and he’d lost several teeth.

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“Once away from the crash site, we consolidated patients in a darkened room...and I had 10 traumatic patients"... Karl began crawling from one patient to the next, stopping hemorrhages, applying tourniquets, splinting fractures, and trying to keep everyone conscious.
What a stud.

To any young future medic/doc out there reading this, THIS is the type of man that you should aspire to be.
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Old 19 December 2015, 09:59
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Wow, I got chills from reading that article. RIP Chad, Michael and Forrest -- I never knew the rest of your story.
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Chad, Michael, Forest...my guys. RIP Brothers
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