RENOWNED HERO, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, & RESPECTED FIREFIGHTER:
Dr. Franklyn V. Beckles, Jr., who is a Church Pastor, Happily Married and the Father of 6 kids, 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!!!!