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-- -- -- right today we of course mark the twelfth anniversary of 9/11 we think not only about the victims but also about the -- you have more than 3000 children who lost a parent on that day.
And how are they rising from the actually putting their life back together.
-- -- Johnson junior is in lower Manhattan where he lives and he works and he joins us with more Peter.
Good morning Steve Gretchen and Ryan it's a sad day.
On the twelfth anniversary but it's also a happy day in in some ways we mark.
The new towers going up behind us but we also -- more importantly.
Who lives out of the ashes the survivors of 9/11 the brilliant young children who become.
Brilliant young adults here in New York City.
I'm happy to have with this.
One of those people this morning mistress -- -- how are you and your father Matthew died in the -- second floor.
And Hewitt and -- -- yes.
Tell us what your feeling on on this day on the twelfth anniversary of the World Trade Center attack.
This -- actually humbling for me because.
The amount of -- that's been extended to me and all my friends that I met through this is amazing and to grow up.
And become the person that I am now it's really different and a different feeling -- east day.
Let's talk about the person that you become.
Now your family's been so supportive.
You used to dance and dance for your father.
And now you've become.
A singer as well professionally.
-- did do some of that in in his honor in honor of his accomplishment what he would have wanted -- -- Absolutely I seeing specifically just for me and him and he used to seeing all the time you -- really had a great voice.
But -- and he's missing all the time -- not -- all the time in his own -- school and we stick and in case a lot of fun.
What should people know about you and the other children who survived.
The attack on on that day and and should they be comforted.
-- that you're doing well and that you believe in the same values that your father did.
Absolutely I think that they should become -- game because.
We've grown into such strong people and they have each other and we're no longer people that need you know support and to be coddled and we can go out and take care of others who feel the same sort of emotions because we're strong enough now.
We look to the new buildings they're behind us.
The often think if your father in in what do you think.
I do think -- and ask I think that in -- building is gorgeous.
And then memorial in his case breathtaking it's it's really a great tribute to now everything that.
Jeff -- you're an inspiration we knew we -- so proud of you as Americans that we thank you we thank -- -- your father worked so hard and -- -- -- dying so honorably and so tragically on that day.
A great story here at the World Trade Center America from the ashes Jennifer -- -- Back -- you guys in the studio that morning it is.
A great story thank you very much --
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