U. City's Bravest and Kindest by Eileen P. Duggan
Approx. 4,980 words.
Published on March 21, 2010.
George Nieman, an elderly developmentally challenged newspaper vendor, was found one morning on a suburb’s main drag, stabbed multiple times in the chest and throat. The depth of devotion of University City’s firefighters to George soon became apparent to the whole community. U. City’s Bravest and Kindest tells the moving true story of the UCFD’s 50-year friendship with George.