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2019 El Pasoans of the Year: First responders of August 3rd

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2019 El Pasoans of the Year: First responders of August 3rd

Mario D’Agostino had been planning to go into work on Saturday, Aug. 3. He needed to catch up on some work over the weekend and wanted to take advantage of an empty, quiet office.

Fire Chief Mario D’Agostino
Jorge Rodriguez

‘We’re all our neighbors, and in the end we’re all serving each other and our families,’ said Jorge Rodriguez, emergency management coordinator for the El Paso City and County Office of Emergency Management.


El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen

El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen

Del Sol Medical Center

Nurses and executives pose for a photo in front of Del Sol Medical Center, where 11 people were treated the morning of Aug. 3 for AK-47 wounds.



From left: Dr. Alan Tyroch, Dr. Susan McLean, Dr. Alejandro Rios Tovar and Esai Barrios were among those in UMC’s emergency department on Aug. 3

El Pasoans of the Year cover

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