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Close encounters with birth, death and beyond

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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

Over the past seven decades, there have been dramatic events in my professional and personal life worth sharing and reflecting, like the miracle of birth and the tragedy of death.

Delivering the first baby

Police officers are trained to respond to a substantial number of calls for service. I had never actually watched a live birth, let alone been the sole assistant for a young woman desperately needing help at a most critical time of her life.

Nevertheless, I was dealt that card one afternoon as I was on patrol early in my law enforcement career.


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