Daughter of a 9/11 Firefighter Becomes One of NY's Bravest

Fire Academy graduate will carry on her father's legacy 13 years after he perished on 9/11.
1:43 | 11/18/14

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A daughter and a promise kept since 9/11 she is America strong. They are some of the defining images of nine elevenths so many running for their lives and decree first responders the firefighters. Running in. Among them Kevin Smith who was 47 a firefighter. Dad and ever since what do these children Josephine with a pledge to make her father proud. Today sitting in their chairs brand new firefighters. In it to dairy and of that roadway here in the middle. Pledge all those years ago was to become a firefighter herself. Now smiling just like her dad once did. All of the training to get here. This evening telling us her father's voice pushing her. Every step of the way. Training was really tough and thought about him when I was tired and I wanted to stop. Cynical about what he would say you know he's keep gown keep pushing keep pollution. And she did today on that stage in her uniform at white gloves. It called probationary firefighter Josephine Smith. Promise to her father kept. Still wearing the bracelet with his name and same letters now etched into the into one of the reflecting pools at the memorial. And told that he Brcko and in one day. Josephine just one of four women and a cluster. 182. Told us it's been tough without her dad still unable to went to the 9/11 using it got to the edge of the steers. But what she is ready Ford is the flight when that call comes Ian in honor of her father tonight. Making good that promise. Tonight we salute Josephine and her father I have to see right back here tomorrow night and tell them.

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