A DYING TEEN, A FRIGHTENED CALLER, AND THE “F” WORD (AUDIO) ‹ Reader — WordPress.com
A teenager who has been shot and is gravely The Betrayed: On Warriors, Cowboys and Other Misfitswounded, a friend who is on her phone talking to a 911 dispatcher, and one “bad word.” Fuck. That’s the word that so incensed Albuquerque emergency dispatcher Matthew Sanchez on June 26 that he hung up on a hysterical girl who was trying to get help for her dying friend. Fuck. Apparently he had Reconnaissance Marine MCI 03.32f: Marine Corps Institutenever heard it before in his 10-year career with the city’s Fire Department. Had never heard it from any other distraught and stressed citizen. Had never heard it uttered even once by a colleague. Had never even said it himself in a rare moment of aggravation.