Today on the Ship Report we begin an interview with an extraordinary woman who lives and works right here in our backyard. She’s Amanda Green, 28 years old, USCG petty officer, and a rescue surfman, trained to handle the roughest weather the Coast Guard takes on. She works as a coxswain aboard the motor lifeboats that rescue scores of people annually in the coastal waters of the U.S. Today we begin with a look at what led a Philly born young woman to choose such high level training in the one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, on the Graveyard of the Pacific.
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