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Team Kids: Started as a fundraiser for sick 4-year-old has grown into 15 years of service

April 2016 - Orange County Register

In 2001, Jeremy Wifler was a sick 4-year-old whose constant seizures routinely caused him to stop breathing.

The 911 calls were so regular that emergency dispatchers would alert the crews with simply: “It’s Jeremy.”

Firefighters began to stop by the home to see what else they could do to help. Some evenings, they stopped by just to drop off dinner.

“These guys became a part of our family,” said the boy’s mother, Rechelle Wifler.

Firefighters weren’t the only ones to embrace the Wiflers.

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