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Firefighters have two families, the one that they run into burning buildings with and the one that waits for them at home. As Dayton Youth Radio contributors work on these stories, they sometimes interview their parents, and this is the center of Lillian Ferguson’s story; a rainy night, and a bad accident that her father responded to. I never really worried about my dad when I was little. Everyone thought I was so cool with my dad being a firefighter. He sees dead people every day, sees people die, and helps people who think they are at the end of their lives. But sometimes it becomes too much. When I was ten, I was at my grandma's house, and it was a weekend. I remember the phone ringing, back when it made a loud, annoying ring. My mom had answered it. I could see her from where I was sitting, and she began crying, and saying “What? What?” over and over. I remember her telling us through crying and hysteria, “Your dad was hit by a car,” I asked my dad what he remembered about that

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