“I hope you enjoy reading Eric’s heartfelt story of growing up to become the man he believed he could become. And I hope his story inspires you to switch on and always remain aware of your surroundings. Thank you, Eric, for being a part of the group of men and women who daily put their lives on the line to protect all of us.”

Honorable Jack Markey (“Uncle Jack”), Mayor of New Bedford, Massachusetts 1971—1982