For the first time ever, a touching, inspiring, and humorous account of the life of a fireman?s wife
?I am confident, I am embarrassed, I am lonely, I am surprised, I am overworked, I am underpaid, I am . . . The Fireman?s Wife.?
Susan Farren didn?t plan on marrying a fireman. Having herself spent several years as a paramedic, she knew too well the dangers of the emergency profession. But as fate would have it, she met Dan — and everything changed.
Suddenly she was married to a man who had wanted to be a fireman ever since he was a child, and she found herself faced with the sacrifices and struggles that accompany this challenging career. Being a fireman?s wife meant relocating her family, living without her husband for days at a time, and wondering every time she heard a siren if he would make it home safely. Ultimately, it also meant receiving the phone call every fireman?s wife fears may come: the news that her husband had been in an accident.
Susan speaks on behalf of thousands of firemen?s wives nationwide — the women who hold down the fort while their husbands are on the job. Their sacrifice is our gain, and for the first time, this book tells their story.
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