The volunteer state. Tennessee. You and I have a duty. I have been in contact with the red cross. They want to vet & train people for this disaster. They will be way to late by the time they train people. They train people next Monday. The storm hits Thursday or Friday. They don't have a clue about how to use volunteers. Their way will take way to long to truly help.
I grew up in Huntington Beach, California. I know oceanography and how to surf 20ft waves. I keep a level head and exercise 5 days a week. There is no excuse to vet and train qualified people for two weeks. I can hold my breath for 2 minutes under water, and you need to train me red cross? No.
Now what are you going to do about it Nashville? Are you going to sit at home and watch a tragedy you could have prevented? Or take a risk and volunteer. This is Tennessee! The Volunteer state!
I remember horrible stories about Katrina. Senior facilities and their staff ran away and took flight. They left the old folks they swore to protect drown. What if that was your grandpa? Or Dad? Confused. Wondering why there is no power and the staff is gone. The fear of being abandoned. People refusing to evacuate, stuck on roof tops for weeks starving. Disabled folks who had no families drowned in their own homes holding onto their cars.
I refuse to watch tragedy unfold 600 miles from my door step. I refuse to believe the government has the ability to make life saving decisions in a timely manner. I am an American. I am a Tennessean and I am going to save as many people, animals, etc. as I possibly can.
I have 2 kayaks, a boat, and a truck. The engine needs a little work on the boat. It can work if I get a engine volunteer. I am asking the citizens of the volunteer state to take initiative. If you have a boat, tools, fins, wetsuits, etc. Volunteer. You can make a difference guys and gals. We can make families stay together. I will do this by myself if necessary. I volunteer my qualifications.
Will you volunteer with me?
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