Fourth of July celebrations are just around the corner. Fireworks booths are popping up on corner lots throughout our cities. We’re getting ready for picnics and parties. Everyone, that is, but the firemen who stand ready to respond, hoping to squelch errant sparks before they become out-of-control wildfires.
Dora Barilla’s A New Day is a tearful yet triumphant story of one fireman, her husband, who was tragically and almost fatally injured responding to a call. What better time to remember the men and women who work so hard to make our summer celebration so beautiful and safe?