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#1 chris m ONLINE  

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Posted February 18, 2012 - 11:28 PM

Every once in awhile if I get a little down, I look through my 911 pictures. I just figured I would load one of the ones that I am in. it is still not easy to talk about, but idk I figured I would share something that was life changing for me. I am the one on the bottom left with the white hard hat on.9110001.jpg
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 01:09 AM

Chris, thank you for sharing. I hope we don't forget. I hope that "Let's Roll" continues to mean something 50 yrs from now. That our childrens childrens children understand some of what that day meant and that our vigilance is continued and keeps us all from reliving that day.
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 04:41 AM

I was there 2 days after it happened. I never in my life saw a time were everyone came together like they did back then.I was there for 2 weeks and the out pouring of support was amazing! But it's sad to say that most people have forgotten and some just don't care because they were not directly affected. If you are wondering if I was in the FD, I was not. Those Firemen next to me volunteered to help me. They were a great group of guys! I was doing search and rescue using my fiber optic camera equipment and they offered to help! I just wish people were as kind and supportive of one another as they were back then. Thanks for reading and sorry about rambling on. Chris

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Posted February 19, 2012 - 04:52 AM

Chris, Thank You! I have a slide show on a disk of pics from back then, over 200 pics I saved from online and folks sending to me.
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 08:23 AM

Thanks For sharing that photo with us Chris.
I dont think any of us will ever forget that day
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 08:28 AM

Chris, thanking your first post comes no where near the actual thanks felt for anyone that was directly involved in the S&R afterwards. All of us were indirectly affected, some such as yourself more directly affected. I too hope the younger generations do not forget, thanks for sharing your experience.
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 08:32 AM

Lest we forget this we will be forgeting ourselfs an Americans, Chris, thank you for steping in and helping when it was needed, may we never forget that day, i know i won't.
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 08:44 AM

Thanks for sharing the photo with us,Chris.
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 09:12 AM

9-11 Will be remembered along with D Day and Pearl Harbor Day sadly by only a few of us unless our schools teach our children and grandchildren what happened. It must be put in out text books from now on. Hopefully it will never be forgotten.
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 09:18 AM

Thanks for the pic Chris and thanks for stepping up to help when needed.
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 09:56 AM

Chris...thank you very much for what you did. I only know what I seen on the TV, and that was enough to stick with me forever, so I can't imagine how it affects you. Every anniversary when the attack is replayed on TV, I still watch in shock.....totally surreal.
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 10:19 AM

Thanks For sharing that photo with us Chris.
I dont think any of us will ever forget that day

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I know I wasn't directly impacted, but at the time I worked for CT Farm and Country and we had to ship out a lot of supplies to our stores in western Pa that were close to the crash in Shanksville. I can still remember exactly what I was doing that morning and I know I will never forget it. People like you that were directly involved on the scene can never be thanked enough for what you did. Your a TRUE american hero.
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 03:02 PM

I think most can remember exactly where they were when they heard the news. I know I can.
You were working among the best of the best. This was proven by the fact that you and the others were there when needed and for that the whole nation was grateful. Thank you for your generosity.
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 03:48 PM

...People like you that were directly involved on the scene can never be thanked enough for what you did. Your a TRUE american hero.


I couldn't agree more! The world needs more folks like you in it! Thanks you for being there when you were needed!
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Posted February 19, 2012 - 04:19 PM

Thanks Chris!I was selling trucks and walked into the office and everybody was talking about a plane hitting one of the World Trade Center buildings.I thought it was a little plane....I was shocked when I found out it was a big plane.From that moment and for the next 6 months or so,when could have closed the doors on the dealership.Everything just died...we didn't sell a single piece for months.Everybody's mind was on what happened at the WTC.I don't think that anybody will forget where they were when they heard about it.jc
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