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John Lovato, Jr.

Take Care Of Yourself

Published about 2 years ago • 1 min read

Take Care Of Yourself

Lesson of the day: No ones coming to save you Questions Answered: 1). As a new company officer I’m having issues with just the day to day planning of trainings and making sure that I fit them in. 2) We don’t see a lot of fire, our challenge is keeping our eye on the prize...

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John Lovato, Jr.

Father | Husband | Firefighter |Realtor

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