Illinois Firefighter with Down Syndrome Quits Department Over Bullying
SANDOVAL, Ill. - An Illinois volunteer firefighter with Down syndrome says he quit the department because he was bullied. Thirty-three-year-old Jason Eagan became a volunteer firefighter in Sandoval in 2016. There was debate when he first applied, but he passed the physical test and completed all the paperwork so the fire department could not refuse him.
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