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Twelve years ago tonight our city was still burning.
The ruins of the Twin Towers smoldering in lower Manhattan and we could see them across this great city after the worst terror attack in American history.
We all know now almost 3000 people died when the planes crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and that field in Shanksville PA.
Today we all came together to remember the victims and to come for the families and to pay tribute to the heroes of 9/11.
I watched on television as many of you no doubt did for the reading of the names the tears flowed again.
But there were moments when the loved ones left behind.
Managed to smile.
-- -- and hey he's the guy and my brother firefighter Jimmy riches.
It's been twelve years we miss you like it is yesterday and my -- Sergio.
Big daddy Billy -- well.
I carry your heart in my mind.
For the futures snatched.
DR and transcends.
-- forty that we.
Honored today and has no idea that they would be heroes.
It's such a wonderful.
My father -- concern -- I love and miss you so much.
Especially last night celebrating my -- thanks very day.
Rivers and cents -- any -- the -- past season.
Rest easy out there and not let -- 9/11.
Twelve years later.
Today this one woman read her daughter's name the World Trade Center site said life goes on.
But it would have been fun to have you around.
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