The job is not glamorous. It is not comfortbale. It is not easy (we don't just push a button and walk away). The job is not high paying. For the most part there is no recognition for the effort. There are all sorts of people that want to restrict access or promote agendas that conflict with telling the story properly.
Why do I keep doing it? I'll answer that simply with this: What else would I do? It's in my blood. It's not only what I do, but a large part of who I am.
Gallup fire fighters pry into the engine compartment of a Ford pick-up truck as they work to disconnect the battery adfter it was involved in a collision with a second truck, in the background, at the I-40 off-ramp on the East end of Gallup. The snowy weather contributed to a multi-vehicle collision on I-40 near Coolidge which forced officials to shut down the freeway for safety.