"FAMOUS FIRST RESPONDERS":
Book References: Based on Numerous News and Journalistic Reports, Comics Featuring Famous Firefighters, Public Records & Documents, Witnesses, and Recorded Statements by Several Credible and Reliable News Sources and Articles.
RENOWNED HERO, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, & RESPECTED FIREFIGHTER:
Dr. Franklyn V. Beckles, Jr., who is a Church Pastor, School Principal/Teacher, Civil Rights Leader, Famous Book Author, and a Volunteer Firefighter. In 2011, he made history as the first African-American Fire Captain of the Clearwater Fire Department, and these Promotions came from Dr. Beckles work for over 16 years as a dedicated firefighter, who risked his life to help protect citizens in his community in Aiken County, South Carolina and Augusta, Georgia. He is one of many heroic firefighters who have been televised on TV Shows, Movies, and Comic Books!!!!