MCFD1 paramedic embarked on new journey at 63

In the United States, seniors are eligible for early retirement at age 62. At age 63, Victor Hoffer began to work at Marion County Fire District #1 (MCFD1) as a paramedic.

“I was a probie to people who were 40 years younger than me,” Hoffer said. A “probie” is slang for being the new guy. The experience was so unusual he decided to write a book about it.

Throughout his career Hoffer estimates . . .

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