View of Ground Zero of the World Trade Center site from the 45th floor of the new 7 World Trade Center, the first building rebuilt and opened following the September 11, 2001 attacks. Taken September 19, 2006 by Nightscream. Wikipedia.
A special ceremony will be held tonight at 6:30 at the 9/11 Memorial.
The people whose hands carried the buckets, whose torches cut the steel, and whose searching discovered the bodies will be honored with choirs, wreath layings, color guards, and a line of officials including Mayor Michael Bloomberg, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported.
Bloomberg said he is looking forward to shaking their hands, and called their efforts “nothing short of heroic.”
“We think back about the pile that those workers toiled on. It was one of just hellish proportions,” 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels told Lamb. “The fires burning for 99, more than 100 days, fathers down there, friends and brethren looking for remains and for the bodies of their loved ones.”
Read the rest of CBS report here.
View of Ground Zero of the World Trade Center site from the 45th floor of…
by Tactical-Life / May 30, 2012