Firemen salute comrade who drowned tr...

Firemen salute comrade who drowned trying to save son

There are 106 comments on the Newsday story from Jul 28, 2008, titled Firemen salute comrade who drowned trying to save son. In it, Newsday reports that:

Martin Simmons, a veteran fireman of Engine Co. 111 in Brooklyn, drowned in Lake Tahoe earlier this week.

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“I'm down with F&P, ”

Since: Aug 07

Toronto

#120 Jul 30, 2008
FDNY wife wrote:
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I dont think Tucan Sam is a real person because anyone with the least bit or common sense of caring for a human life would NOT start insulting people for saying their prayers for someone who has passed away in a selfless act of parenting/ heroism... who needs that??
the bottomline, the story made her skin crawl. Ponderous to say the least.

“It might have been !!!”

Since: Aug 07

F&P City

#121 Jul 30, 2008
roger43 wrote:
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you didn't have to do that. they'll help you find your ball......reluctantly
Thanfully I wasn't playing with taxpayers, or was I ? Lost ball costs me a stroke. Makes my skin crawl.
St Florian

Riverhead, NY

#122 Jul 30, 2008
I will watch over him, I ask his fellow Firefighters to watch over his wife.

“I'm down with F&P, ”

Since: Aug 07

Toronto

#123 Jul 30, 2008
Tap San in LIC wrote:
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Thanfully I wasn't playing with taxpayers, or was I ? Lost ball costs me a stroke. Makes my skin crawl.
did you get out unscathed?
George Jefferson

Tucson, AZ

#125 Jul 30, 2008
FDNY wife wrote:
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I dont think Tucan Sam is a real person because anyone with the least bit or common sense of caring for a human life would NOT start insulting people for saying their prayers for someone who has passed away in a selfless act of parenting/ heroism... who needs that??
Sure you make twice what he does. In your family, everybody pulls their own weight.
Single 308

Durham, NC

#127 Jul 31, 2008
FDNY wife wrote:
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I dont think Tucan Sam is a real person because anyone with the least bit or common sense of caring for a human life would NOT start insulting people for saying their prayers for someone who has passed away in a selfless act of parenting/ heroism... who needs that??
Let this whole thing go sweetie.

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