Use your skull, wear your mask


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Bobby Reynolds worked for 20 years as a line firefighter in Portland. Since leaving that job in 2008, he has worked for Republican, Democratic, and Independent politicians.

In what seems like a lifetime ago, I was a professional fireman. Yes, I say fireman because when I served — back in the prehistoric days — it was dudes-only. There were no doors on the jump seats and many of us rode standing up.