This story follows the life of one paramedic as he is transformed from a wet behind the ears and new EMT to a knowledgeable and experienced paramedic. This story is an entertaining and informative look at the not-too-distant past. It provides nonmedical readers with a rare look at life in the streets while also serving as an educational tool for new EMTs and paramedics. This book is not for the faint of heart. The author shoots straight from the hip as he discusses some of his most memorable calls in raw detail. Sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous, but always eye-opening.