02.04.2018|Inside Verizon

Thanking First Responders.

By: Peter Casale

They answer the call. Our job is to make sure they can get it. Watch our Super Bowl commercial that honors First Responders.

#AllOurThanks Super Bowl Commercial

First Responders don't always get the thanks they deserve. So we reunited several of them with the people they rescued.  

Now that you've watched the commercial, watch the First Responder reunion videos. If you'd like, share on social with #AllOurThanks and #IamVZ.



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First Responder Reunion Videos. 

In August 2017, Deputy Rick Johnson rescued the Barrett family in Cypress, TX during Hurricane Harvey. Now, Verizon has given the Barretts the chance to say thank you.

Share the Barrett family's story on social media. 


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In January 2017, Fire Department Engineer Mike Macalinao rescued the Partida family from a flood in Murietta, CA. Now we’re giving them the chance to say thanks.

Share the Partida family story on social media. 


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In January 2018, Captain Jackie Peckrul helped rescue the Ragland family from an apartment fire in DeKalb County, GA. Now, Verizon has given the Raglands a chance to say thank you. 

Share the Ragland family story on social media. 


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After Abby Ward fell 50 feet from a cliff, Commander Wayne Bassham rappelled down to rescue her. Now she’s finally able to say thanks.

Share Abby's story on social media. 


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In 2011, Paramedic Ryan Chapin helped save Joe Clopton’s life after his car crashed in Santa Clarita, CA.

Share Joe's story on social media. 


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About the author(s):

Peter Casale is a member of the Verizon Corporate Communications team. He's the resident writer, producer and creative who likes to tell stories — just ask his parents, he's been doing it his whole life. 

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