Fire Capt. Brandon Wright would much prefer to be in the back of a room during any social gathering, leaned against the wall with a Coke in one hand and the other in his pocket, watching a party go on around him, than in the limelight.
On Thursday, Wright was the center of attention, though he still lingered near the door as much as possible. The Mokelumne Rural Fire Protection District held a hot dog lunch in his honor just a few days before Wright is due to serve his country overseas.
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