“My partners and I would come to the hospital every chance we got. ”

In the summer of 1991, Bryan Lindsay (L) was riding his bike on a Brooklyn street when he was hit by a van and almost killed.

He was 7 years old at the time.

Rowan Allen (R) was the paramedic on the scene, and recently the two men sat down at StoryCorps to remember that day.

Recorded in

Bryan now runs his own business, and Rowan still works with the New York City Fire Department.

Recorded in New York City, New York
Music Info: Black Fur by Fredrik from the Album Na Na Ni
Produced by Katie Simon with Eve Claxton
Facilitated by Eve Claxton
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