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Local First Responders Honor The Fallen

Ray Michaels
Ray Michaels

If you drive along I-70 you’ll notice the Grand Junction Fire Department and first responders tribute to the 9/11 fallen.

This morning first responders from all across the Grand Valley came together to display the stars & stripes along I-70 from Fruita to Debeque in remembrance, this the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington D.C. These flags are part of a new tradition to honor those lives lost on that day.

For us, this is our “JFK day.” I remember my mom, dad, and grand parents talking about remembering exactly where they were when they heard the news of JFK’s assassination. I clearly remember where I was on 9/11 and still get that sensation of pain in my stomach. I’m quite certain it will never go away. Nor should it. The bravery of the police and firefighters that rushed into those burning buildings, those that rallied on United flight 93, and all the lives lost that horrific day will never be forgotten.

I’ve been to Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial in downtown Manhattan. If you’re ever in NYC make time to visit the site and museum. It will leave its mark on your heart.

Credit: KKCO-TV

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