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Cherokee County Firefighter Featured in Washington Post Article

September 30, 2019

Cherokee County Firefighter, Thomas Hudson, was recently mentioned in an article that appeared in The Washington Post on September 9th.  Hudson recently returned form an international burn camp in Washington DC.  Battalion Chief Kevin Lanier stated that the trip made a positive impact on the campers in attendance and Hudson represented our department very well.  "Hudson has a positive attitude and a servant's heart and he doesn't do this for recognition," stated Battalion Chief, Chad Davis.

The article was entitled I'm Not Alone: Burn Camp Brings Together Children Living With Scars and was written by Justin Moyer.  To read the article, please click on the attached link:   https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2019/09/19/im-not-alone-burn-camp-brings-together-children-living-with-scars/?fbclid=IwAR3NBSJ030iaY7rd0jCSyZuTCuaC7oJ3BYaWXLPUnYgItL_tidCpilu0uZQ.

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International burn camp members visit the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland (photo by Will Newton for the Washington Post).
International burn camp members visit the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland (photo by Will Newton for the Washington Post). (click image for slideshow)