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The marking of the 9/11 attacks some of the victims' families members in first responders is speaking out.
Angry that tourists have turned that not all of memorial site.
To a playground.
Our next guest was so upset she wrote a letter to the president.
Of the memorial -- -- -- could get done about this joining us right now is Marion.
This is Tola retired EMS for their fire department of new York and first -- during the 9/11 attacks very -- You went down there and what did you see.
I -- tourists leaning against that tablets of all the names that -- great of those that have died and leaning on them like they were kitchen table drinking from coffee cups.
Leaning moms lifting their children with their behind us on the tablets -- I I was I was very emotionally moved by that I thought.
This was completely disrespectful and it was an appropriate how does that happen with -- rules every we're from.
UK cross at the right time to go to central parking get stopped for some like this but how was 9/11 allowed to be bedlam -- playground.
Idea I think it maybe has partially Islam mismanagement or maybe it's just a little lackadaisical attention maybe not being paid as much as it should be done there seem to have been a disconnect I don't recall seeing signs there that said.
They're sitting on the tablets know leaning on the tablets and the only time that those people were removed is when a worker there and seen.
But I was having trouble with their behavior of the Taurus and actually have them removed and you got really upset when I was extremely emotional ever and that's what actually attracted the employee over to me -- -- what at what he could do to help you mean by emotion.
IA is a sign of cry I was very frustrated I couldn't understand like how you have -- -- yes they are who -- commemorate him.
-- and that's really what made me.
These to me the names on the tablets weren't just names on a tablet these -- frenzies -- Stanley these are people who who have -- who have stories and and it would they would they were being desecrated in my opinion by having children Saddam he did some research and what do they do liberal former you know what are they doing in Washington the war memorials and what -- -- -- Well I was frustrated that I I thought maybe New York City -- Wasn't aware -- had not done that research to find out what exactly did you to run their memorial so why did call.
Ballot in the Pacific.
USS Arizona in Hawaii spoke with a gentleman to find out what exactly that they do because obviously they've been doing this for a lot longer than we have.
And I asked him what.
What process he's worked how do you mitigate these types of issues where Taurus both American and foreigner disrespectful in a place that is a great war is a living -- And he explained that -- actually have an education procedure and process where.
They set the tone of the atmosphere before the -- walk into the memorial so that they understand exactly what happened because this happened long time ago many -- even alive and we have that same thing here.
So if you give them looks a five minute brief video just to say hey this is what happened and this is how you should carry yourself that should be a -- and.
-- and yeah a lot of it is just ignorance not arrogance or looking to be disrespectful a lot of disguised and understand it's hot that the -- and a in the water fall -- does it -- thanks so much for joining us and notably an emotional day tomorrow --
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