Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn’t go quite as expected — but that taught him a big lesson: Don’t wait to be a hero.
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Bezos is the Senior Vice President for Development, Communications & Events at Robin Hood, the poverty-fighting charity in New York City. He joined Robin Hood following the sale of his advertising agency, excited to have found a way to use his powers of persuasion for good.
Bezos serves as an Assistant Captain of a volunteer fire company in Westchester County, New York, where he lives with his wife and four children. He says he is continuously amazed and motivated by the everyday acts of heroism — big and small — that surround him.