Anonymous people reflect on 9/11.
As I sat there looking at the final resting place for many of these men, I felt as if the dead were asking me not to forget them...to keep their memories with me for the rest of my life. I made them a promise that I would remember them every waking day until I finally join them. (Photo AP/Wide World Photos/Graham Morrison)
Don't Think Twice
I don't think any firefighter that day thought twice about entering the Twin Towers. As firefighters, you never think twice about advancing into the jaws of death; it's instilled in our blood and character. (Photo AP/Wide World Photos/Chao Soi Cheong)
Their Spirit Lives On
If anything good can from this tragedy, it would be knowledge that the spirit of these brave men will be with us for eternity. (Photo Doug Kanter)
A Long List of Deceased
When the list of guys missing came out, it tooke me three or four days to go through it. After two or three pages, I had to stop. Guys I've known for 23 years were killed, over a hundred men -- and I know them. (Photo Steve Spak)
Testaments Photo 5
This incident change me for the better. I've always been a very responsible person. I like to do things all by the book. Now, I''m starting to see life a little bit different. I now know that I'm not totally in control of certain things. So I'm taking things easier now, without all that anxiety that placed on myself. (Photo Stever Spak)
The Day Lives On
I can still smell the Trade Center sometimes-in my car, in clothes that I wasn't wearing down there. I go to my closet and put three or four jackets on before it finally doesn't smell like the World Trade Center. (Photo Willie Cirone)
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From left: Steve Zakheim and Al Kim, both MetroCare Ambulance, and an unidentified police officer care for a firefighter Kevin Shea. Firefighter Richard Nogan points towards Albany Street as an exit route. Shea's neck was fractured in three places. (Photo New York Daily Times)
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