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His name alone instantly evokes emotion when people remember the September 11 attacks.
Todd Beamer was one of the heroes on board United Airlines flight 93.
His last words before he stormed the cockpit of -- hijacked plane.
Seconds later beamer and his fellow passengers tried to regain control of the aircraft.
Possibly preventing it from hitting another target.
Flight 93 crashed into the ground in Shanksville Pennsylvania.
Ten years later they have released some of the audio of the final moments onboard that flight.
You can actually hear one of the hijackers.
Acting as the captain on the tape.
It is a disturbing reminder.
Of what happened on that day.
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Todd Beamer left behind two young sons and a wife Lisa who was nearly four months pregnant at the time.
His daughter Morgan -- was born the following January.
Joining me now -- father David who has spent the last ten years educating the public about the story of flight 93 David thank you so much for being here.
Those tapes are -- startling reminder to the rest of -- of the reality.
Of that day.
You requiring a reminder.
Interview with American and I must say.
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
I'm I'm happy to.
Be with you this afternoon and your many many viewers.
The we don't need a reminder about what happened.
Now ten years ago.
In on one -- -- seemed like the the ten years have gone by quickly but of course there have been some very long days.
But you know this this week I've spent a few days here in Ohio visiting with some schoolchildren here.
Blessed are they aren't working to see that the flight -- -- three national memorial.
Not only has paid one done what troll opened this weekend that -- full completion with face to these kids have been raising.
Support 93 cents at a time.
And it's been wonderful to see their.
They're smiling faces and their innocence and their hard work.
And by the way I did observe these kids.
And pledging their allegiance to our flag it was it was a very uplifting experience.
One wonders never cease.
-- I want to ask you -- because it can get that obviously things have been shared with the family that haven't been shared with the public but.
But that is it for many of our viewers the first time they've heard those disturbing cockpit voice recording tapes.
You know your reaction when you hear that level of detail.
What was going on on board like victory.
-- and we know we know what happened.
We know that we have an enemy.
And were reminded.
Every day even though it's been ten years and of course even today.
You know where once again on heightened sort of -- What's lots and lots of brave first responders and police -- -- and all kinds of people.
Preparing for the worst.
We're we're doing our best to be ready.
To combat and prevent.
But you know what that would all but I'm also reminded of this today that.
We're -- very good job of preventing then looking like about the this tactic of -- from our enemy.
But I don't think we're -- -- a good job at all about defending against another tactic that they're using.
They use a tactic.
-- Of infiltration.
To achieve their objective because make no mistake.
They don't want us saying the pledge they don't want us.
Saluting the stars and stripes their goal is to fly the flag of -- over our White House.
And -- tactic of infiltration.
With organizations like the Muslim student association.
Muslim Brotherhood representatives in all levels of our government.
The organization care which I know really stands for constantly advancing advancing.
The -- Islamic regime.
We are too much in the state of denial.
About the tactic of infiltration and what over time may well -- to our republic.
That concerns me great.
Sir -- and I and I know I mean clearly there are some.
Questionable characters involved and in some of those groups and and and others who -- mean only to advance a legitimate causes in this country but as I hear you talk about them -- can hear.
Still some of your pain from from the events that happened in your life that changed your life and the countries like of course the country itself but your life in a very real.
And palpable way and I wonder just looking at you.
And thinking again about -- story when.
You know when you go back to what you think about what he went through and courage and must have taken.
Had he just must be so proud.
For her product taught and 39 other free people on flight 93 that day.
They had the opportunity to fight back they did.
There was a counterattack.
It was a victory.
As you have well stated that.
The intent of the enemy was not to crash in a quiet -- I -- -- outside Shanksville Pennsylvania -- -- our nation's -- -- -- target.
And that part of their mission that they had been planning for years was that was not a success the counterattack was a victory.
And yes the the -- -- my beliefs and the kids -- sister -- whole the -- beamer -- We miss him terribly.
There's a hole on our family just like so many many other family but not not only that day.
But in the days in the year since.
-- so many brave Americans in carrying on the the fight to protect our liberty and freedom and defend our constitution.
Have sacrifice they're all.
And you know we.
We -- member those families and we pray for our military.
And I know.
What it's like when someone either would knock on the door or a family gets a phone call.
It lets them know they're going to be a hole also and their family.
For the rest of their lives we -- -- terribly.
But we're so proud of what so many Americans continue to do to preserve our republic our way of life our freedoms and our liberties.
The most who would take it away and -- you know Megan sometimes our defense of you know we we are trying to be so politically correct.
But I think we endanger ourselves and we aid and abet an enemy who wants.
To destroy our constitution republic we best believe it and not deny -- because that's their objective.
David -- our thoughts go out to you and your family as we approach ten years since the 9/11 attack and our thanks.
To your son -- thank you -- and we'll be right back thank you.
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