We often hear people extolling the virtues of soldiers.
Soldiers go out to kill and be killed.
It is hard not to care.
But the heroes I admire are
The rescue workers -
People who risk their own lives
In the most dangerous situations,
To save the lives of strangers -
Firefighters, EMT's, helicopter pilots:
Men and women who enter areas of
Disease, war -
To rescue people they do not know.
They are the heroes
Who deserve praise and rich rewards.