Firefighters pay tribute to the parents they lost on 9/11

A new generation of firefighters follows in the footsteps of their parents, who lost their lives on 9/11.
2:20 | 09/11/19

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They're back now what a look at the heroes of 9/11 who sacrificed so much. To save others now some of their children are dedicating their lives to caring on that mission and well it's. Back with much more on this I'm glad that we're sharing this with everybody will get you to Robin when the New York fire department graduates a new class later this month. Some of those firefighters will be following a path forged by their parents. That ended at ground zero but continues to this day. Eighteen years later and beyond the children of 9/11 honoring their country their family name. And a profound legacy. On this anniversary of that darkest day. A bright teeth into the future a new generation of heroes emerging. In this fall's graduating class of the fire academies the pro bees are children of heroes. He's semi conscious at this point this sons and daughters of 9/11 following their father's footsteps says New York's bravest. The New York fire department. These young men and women that are graduating from brokerage school are are following in the footsteps of father that perhaps they were too young to remember and I think that's tremendous. Who can forget the monumental loss of the nearly 3000 killed that day 343. Were firefighters. Many trapped at the base of the towers. As they headed up to save lives they lost their own. Eighteen years later Mathieu Joseph Vick held here is a baby in the arms of his dad Anthony wants to be a firefighter. Anthony regalia honoring his father Leonard. Robert tiller CO died last October from cancer linked to ground zero his son Robert junior carrying the fee and we torch. Over the years dozens of legacy graduates at Georgia force now this group of sixteen paying an impact for tribute to their parents' memory. It's very halt warming that they want to follow in that far this footsteps unsure at this Nevada. Nervousness by this Stanley's but I would imagine there is great pride. The sixteen legacy firefighters will join the rest of their class for a graduation ceremony on September 24 after which. They will officially be part of the department that risk so much every day. For this city and is a beacon. Of hope and heroism around the world absolutely and such such pride such pride in they can't win in their work that's right in this country. Appreciate that we'll.

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