york today, this were poignant ceremonies across this city ahead of tomorrow's service at
. new yorkers and visitors alike reflecting stories of loss. more from kevin tibbles.
a somber memorial at st. patrick's cathedral for first responders and their families where young
read a letter to the father he never met.
, you died on sleflth
and i was born 26 days later on
. i want you to know that mommy is doing a great job raising me in a
a memorial to the 11 lost from this
. today, many quietly paid their respects. inside, they will never be forgotten.
what does this place represent to you?
it's not a place. it's people. a lot of guys. lost a lot of friends.
of the world,
visitors took time to remember.
to stand up with mesh.
the fact that all
like us that died, we still cherish them.
who worked in
, is here from utah.
when one of our brothers get hurt, something happens to them.
and on the eve, it's on everyone's mind.
i think the place is safe.
, a sea of
stars and stripes
bear the names of all who were lost. people came
hand in hand
to stand together.
this is our home and i think
today is the day
, 2,753 empty chairs for each life lost in new
these chairs are not just chairs. they're a person. they represent another
back at the
, another call comes in. here, every day remains a day of service to the people of this city. and lester, so many of those young first responders that we spoke to today said the reason they decided to serve was because of the sacrifices made by so many ten years ago. lester?
kevin tibbles tonight, thanks. president