There are very few instances where I invoke the term ‘hero.’ A bit more than a decade or so, the term was thrown about like candy, diluting its meaning and perverting our perception of normal human beings.

When it comes to fire fighters, however, the term – almost singularly – applies. They make no arrests, shoot no unarmed people, and beat no protesters. They have a single job: help people. If that is not a hero, nothing is (and nothing might be).



Camera: Zenit 11 / Helios 44-2
Film: Kodak Panatomic X (x-6/1991); 16iso
Process: HC-110B; 5.5mins

Seattle, Washington


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