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  • Firefighters Memorial Service (the Arizona Hotshot 19)

    07/09/2013 10:40:25 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 49 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | July 9, 2013
    Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a memorial service for 19 "Hot Shot" firefighters killed battling the Yarnell Hill wildfire in Prescott, Arizona. The memorial takes place at the Tim's Toyota Center Arena in Prescott Valley. This is so much more than just a memorial service - it's honoring 19 young men who lived their dream of serving their fellow citizens. They are mostly in their 20's with about a dozen fatherless children under the age of six. Several wives are expecting children within the next several months. The 6,000 seats inside the arena are filled with family, invited...
  • Bringing their brothers off the hill (Video, AZ fallen firefighters)

    07/09/2013 8:53:05 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 4 replies
    The Arizona Republic | July 7, 2013 | Kristina Goetz
    Arizona Republic - allows title and link only. Full title of accompanying article: Yarnell Hill Fire: 'It's something you never want to see again'
  • Column: Farewell to our boys, our sons, our brothers (Prescott grieves)

    07/08/2013 5:15:32 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 4 replies
    Prescott Daily Courier ^ | July 8, 2013 | Judy Bluhm
    It has been a rough week. Most of us in the Prescott area have been walking around as though we entered a bad dream, not quite believing what transpired on that hill in Yarnell. We may have tried to pick ourselves up, go to the rodeo, watch the parade and then the tragic reality jolts us back to a state of sorrow. We are trying to absorb the whole thing, accept the facts, but in churches around town yesterday, many of us sat waiting for comfort, and maybe even answers from someone with divine knowledge. "God, why did this happen?"...