Thursday, September 11, 2008

In Remeberance of September 11, 2001

Seven years ago today the world was changed forever. Over 3000 people perished that day in the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. Many more have passed since as a result of injuries and health problems incurred that day and the months that followed during the recovery and cleanup. Among those fallen were 343 firefighters serving the people of New York City. Men that unselfishly entered the towers in an effort to rescue and assist as many people as possible. Many of those have yet to be found or their remains identified to give closure to the families. I dare say some may never be found. The names of these 343 firefighters are emblazoned on a memorial plaque (pictured above) at the National Fire Academy in Emmittsburg Md. Remember these men and all the victims of that horrible attack today as we observe Patriot Day in their remembrance.

1 comment:

Jane England said...

Very powerful pictures and writing.