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Olivia Wieseler - March 2022
Captain Ryan Lohr has been with the Scottsbluff Fire department for 19 years. After being diagnosed with stage four colon cancer, he decided to continue working
“I’ve been really fortunate — my crew, the chief, everybody has been very supportive,” he said. “I wouldn’t go back if I couldn’t do my job. They don’t treat me special or anything, but they understand that I get neuropathy in my hands after treatment stuff, so I have to wear gloves all the time because I can’t touch anything cold or (else) it just hurts my hands and stuff. So, they’re supportive of the little things … The nights get tough sometimes when you’re up all the time, and you’re tired anyways, but thankfully, I can go home and take a nap or whatever the next day, but all in all, I can’t complain.”
Read Ryan’s full story here.
Original source: starherald.com