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Quotes of the week

'It's nonstop'

Paramedic Renoda Burns types patient info into the computer database before leaving the Rowan Regional Medical Center in Salisbury during her 24 hour shift.  Allison Lee Isley/Salisbury Post

Paramedic Renoda Burns types patient info into the computer database before leaving the Rowan Regional Medical Center in Salisbury during her 24 hour shift.
Allison Lee Isley/Salisbury Post

“Just because you have a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, life doesn’t end if you don’t let it end. … He still is Dad, and he deserves that respect.”

— Eugenie Eaborn, on husband Denny Eaborn’s relationship with his children

“After exhaustion comes frustration. You’re tired but it’s nonstop. You just have to do what you have to do.”

— Renoda Burns, paramedic, Rowan Emergency Medical Services, on working 24-hour shifts, which the county is phasing out

“I truly believe we need more weapons in the hands of good people and it will prevent a lot of these tragedies.”

— N.C. Rep Carl Ford, R-Rowan,on gun legislation

“It’s just important to say publicly that Fibrant drives the city, it drives the budget.”

— David Post, member, Salisbury City Council, on the expense of running the city’s

high-speed broadband network

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