And while we're accustomed to seeing Sergeant Yearwood as he was just now, speaking for the Police Department - dig back into your memory to December of 2008 when he was bedridden with diabetes - some even said he was close to death.

It became news because Yearwood was supposed to testify in a major murder trial as a police witness, but he did not because of his illness.

And because he lived through that dark period, in this week's I am Belize profile, he tells us, he's blessed:..

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The profile is the joint effort of Fultec systems, Restore Belize and this station.

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