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While their families are home eagerly waiting to celebrate the holiday's with their first responder, the world still needs them. We all need them. So thank you to all first responders from Humanizing The Badge. Please share with those whom you want to thank for their service during Christmas.

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The phrase "Monday Morning Quarterback" carries with it a negative connotation and it's usually for good reason. You see, when we watch our favorite athlete from the comfort of our sofas, never having played the game at that level, it's quite easy to critique how a play was executed or how a split second decision was made that we didn't like.  And no one wants to be critiqued by people who lack the experience, pressure or perspective that one can only have by being "in the game."

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My dad's job probably doesn't entail the same things that most teenager's dads do for a living. Because my dads a cop. And in 2015-- you don't want to be associated with cops. It took me months and months to even work up the courage to post something like this. Now don't get me wrong, I'm not ashamed of my dad or what he does. Because I know for a fact that he is just and he is kind and he takes care of people. But every day I see something new on Facebook or the news about police brutality or things the police officers did wrong

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We must remember that anyone who wore a badge is also human. Our experiences are real. The things we saw are real. Officers are not playing parts in the latest crime drama. By asking some of these questions upon first meeting or by the water cooler, you could be bringing up one of the darkest moments of their lives. Are you prepared for that? I am. If you need to talk we are here for you.

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We all know this job isn’t easy--each day we prepare for battle; each day we live our life on and off duty in the proverbial fishbowl; we have a front row seat to the deepest moments of despair; and we ride a roller coaster that if we’re not careful takes a physical and emotional toll on us and those around us.But you matter and the work we do together matters as first responders.  Yes, this job has difficulties but they are worth it.

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