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Brian Gongol

October 9, 2010

The United States of America The kind of person a community needs to run well
Randy Bracken was the fire chief in West Des Moines for many years, and from all accounts, he was legitimately devoted to doing his job well, and to doing it with innovation and foresight. It's unfortunate that the phrase "Close enough for government work" gets applied so often when there are exceptional public-sector workers who not only defy that phrase, but also deserve to be surrounded by co-workers who defy that phrase.

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