Ghetto Medic: A Father in the 'Hood by Rachel Hennick
Approx. 81,090 words.
Published on April 10, 2013.
The gripping true story of a Baltimore firefighter who joins the department at the height of the civil rights movement, witnesses the race riots of 1968 and battles the ensuing infernos. After the Great White Flight, Bill Hennick becomes a paramedic. He embarks on a spiritual journey as he risks his life caring for the poor in a city with one of the world's highest crime rates.