Talk to your kids about…
What impact can a rescue worker’s job have on his or her family? What personal strain might be caused when these personnel have to make life or death decisions?
What teaching techniques does Randall employ to weed out the weaker candidates at the training school? Are these methods too harsh or are they necessary for the job?
Randall and Fischer do more than save people from the ocean. In what ways do they rescue one another? What does Randall mean when he tells the cadets to “honor your gift, save the ones you can and let the others go”?
Maggie, the bartender, says getting old is earned. What does she mean? How does she feel about her wrinkles and graying hairs? What lessons does age bring?