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A graduation can be nervewracking enough. Add to that a struggle to get your new badge pinned on that seems to take minutes not seconds. Then proposing to the woman of your dreams and hoping she says yes. Matthew Schotanus accomplished that and more when officially becoming a firefighter and EMT with Martin County Fire Rescue in Florida. Way to go, Matthew!

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