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Writer Meets Editor

For the last year I have been submitting a few articles to  1 st Responder News Network. The Editor Lindsey Palmer was really impressed with my skills.  When I found out she was going to be in Wilwood during the NJ Firefighter's Convention, I knew I had to meet her. Lindsey has been nothing but supportive of all my work. She put a photo of mine on the front page of the September 2019 edition. A copy of it is hanging over my desk. anyway below is the email exchange over a few weeks. We  really had a profound impact on each other as you can tell ---- Original Message ---- From: "Justin Mattes-KC2GIK" Sent: 9/16/2019 5:38:25 PM To: "Lindsey Palmer" > Subject: Wildwood Lindsey, I have to keep reminding myself you must be very busy in the office today. It was great to finally meet you in person last Friday. I know my speech is very difficult to understand but I again want to thank you for allowing me to contribute to 1st Responder. You have give