February 24, 2014

Regarding the Feb. 22 front-page article “Report: 5 firefighters should be disciplined,” on the firefighters who ignored pleas to help Medric “Cecil” Mills Jr., who was dying of a heart attack:

The article was upsetting on so many levels that it’s hard to know what to say. One of the saddest things about it was the comment by Mr. Mills’s daughter, who noted that her father would have said, “Can’t we send them back for training?”

How do you train people to have a heart?  

Karen A. Linett, Haymarket

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