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Firefighters Honor Firefighters Lost on 9/11
04-MAY-2011 Frank Brault

Firefighters Honor Firefighters Lost on 9/11

West Hartford, CT USA

Monday, Firefighters in West Hartford, CT planted 343 flags, one for each New York City firefighter who died as a result of 9/11. The firefighters at Station No. 4 tried their best to make it to all 343 funerals, after the 9/11 attacks.

Last year the flags were flown on veterans' graves. They were donated by the VFW to honor these firefighters who also gave their lives for others.

The death of Osama bin Laden brought back emotions from 10 years ago and this is how the West Hartford firefighters remembered that the deaths of those firefighters were not in vain.

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norbi10-May-2011 18:53
A great shot in composition and content as well. v. norbi
bill friedlander07-May-2011 15:09
A touching way to remember the lost firefighters. A very fine tribute. V
Jean D07-May-2011 02:17
Excellent memorial to honor the firefighters who lost their lives in 9/11.
Tom LeRoy05-May-2011 15:21
Strong thought provoking image!V!
Cindi Smith05-May-2011 03:36
Wow, is that ever moving and powerful! I can't help but get misty. BV!
laine05-May-2011 00:32
A lovely reminder of sad events
Stephanie04-May-2011 22:30
Wonderful tribute to those who lost their lives.
Mairéad04-May-2011 20:12
A very fitting tribute to those who lost their lives saving others.
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)04-May-2011 20:08
Beautiful catch,honor! VVV
Paolo