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Largo paramedic changing lives with memorial bike rides

June 30th, 2017 |

Paramedic Doug Gladstone rides to honor fallen EMS workers

Largo, Fla. (June 16, 2017)

When Doug Gladstone participated in his first National EMS Memorial Bike Ride in 2011, he was a casual rider who had never entered an organized event.

But despite his inexperience, the Largo resident and Sunstar paramedic decided to enter the Muddy Angels event, a 500-mile ride from Boston to Arlington, Virginia, designed to celebrate the lives of EMS workers who have become sick or injured or have died in the line of duty, in honor of a coworker who died from a head injury.

Read more about Doug’s story in the Largo Leader here.

Watch interview with WTSP-TV here.