Mark Bezos: A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter | Video on TED.com

Mark Bezos: A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter | Video on TED.com. Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn't go quite as expected -- but that taught him a big lesson: Don't wait to be a hero.

Mark Bezos works at Robin Hood, a poverty-fighting charity in New York City, and the assistant captain of a volunteer fire company in suburban New York.