If you didn’t already know that July 8th is International Paramedics Day, you’ll never forget it after watching this hilarious announcement!
It would make sense that this is brand new information — 2022 is the first year this day is being used to recognize and celebrate the hardworking paramedics of the world. To raise awareness, two of these very folks at the East of England Ambulance Service made a video to share on social media… and it wasn’t easy.
Every time Dave Tamarro tried starting the video with “Hello, everybody, welcome — ” his colleague, Joe Cartwright, began to laugh. In a Facebook video the ambulance service shared, it seems that it took them many, many tries just to get past this part!
Finally, in a new location, Dave and Joe were able to get past their introductions… but not by much. Their next hurdle was getting Joe to answer the question, “What’s it like being a paramedic?” with something other than “It’s good.” Turns out, it’s harder than you’d think!
Despite the difficulties they had in finishing the video, their efforts certainly didn’t go to waste. People from all around the world are finding joy in their contagious laughter. Plus, they’ve been able to use it to raise awareness for International Paramedics Day! Not in the way they planned, of course, but we’d say it was the perfect addition to their serious version — and it seems they’d agree!
“We’ve lost count of the number of takes it took but it certainly made for a lot of good outtakes,” East of England Ambulance Service wrote on Facebook.
Watch Dave and Joe crack up each other, and the rest of the world, with their many attempts below, and don’t forget to share.
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