CELEBRATING LIFE … On October 28, 2022, just three short months after these people helped to save the life of this young boy, Alek Bell, he got to meet them. From left to right, in front of EMT vehicle that was used in his rescue, are Paramedics Joe Walker and Brock Zuver, Alek’s father John Bell, 9-year-old Alek, Alek’s 6-year-old brother Coehen, Mom (Heidi Bell) holding 2-year-old brother Sylas, EMT -B Samantha Brink, Paramedic Caitlin Helms and Deputy Sheriff Tyler Maynard. Joe was the Lead EMT that day in July. This picture was taken at the EMS barn just north of Bryan. (PHOTO PROVIDED)
By: Rebecca Miller
Almost everyone who has children would agree that what child psychologist James Dobson titled his book, Parenting is Not for Cowards, is true.
The fear that something frightening or traumatic might happen to your child is part of being a parent and John and Heidi Bell were slammed by that experience in July of this year.
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