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9-11 Tribute

Fenton Fire department unveils 9-11 Memorial

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"Simply, never forget...that's what we hope." said Robert Cairnduff.

15 years have passed since our nation saw one of the worst attacks of terrorism in its history. 

Thousands of people died and hundreds of emergency workers sacrificed their owns lives for the sake others. Robert Cairnduff and the Fenton Fire Department unveiled this 911 memorial Saturday.

"We hope this site is here for a very long time and enables those that walk through the Fenton area and visit our station, that they can see this piece of history and remember what happened that day." said Robert Cairnduff.

The stone tribute tells a story. Engraved facts of the events which occurred that day. With symbolic pedestals which are made to look like the mammoth buildings that once filled  the New York sky line. 

The memorial comes with a real artifact. A piece of steal that came out of the twins towers.

It features three different designs aspects.  one for each of the three locations that suffered losses that day.  like the pentagon  and the field in Shansksville Pennsylvania. Cairnduff says many Fenton firefighters and community members volunteered in the days following the attack.

"Those responders that were all down there...risked their lives and are still paying for it today." said Robert Cairnduff

He says it honors everyone that lived and died. 

"We just hope that this memorial site is a good reelection. People can remember this day for a long time." said Robert Cairnduff

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