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Supervisor Steel

Dear Friends,

Seventeen years have passed since September 11, 2001 and the deadliest acts of terror in U.S. history.

One hundred and two minutes was all it took for 2,753 innocent individuals to lose their lives in New York City. Only to be followed by the loss of 184 individuals at the Pentagon and the 40 passengers on Flight 93.

It’s important that we keep the memories of the men and women who tragically perished alive and to remember our heroes who donned uniforms stating FDNY and NYPD. As well as recall that on a day while most were running away from the flames, there were those few who ran into danger to save lives without a thought for their own safety.

Though the days and weeks to follow were full of heartbreak, it was also a time when everyone seemed to be a little more courteous and patriotic and you were hard-pressed not to see cars waving their American Flags. These are the memories that make me proud to be American. In the wake of tragedy we all picked up the pieces and moved forward together.

Today let us remember those who are no longer with us and give thanks to all of our first responders and military members who keep us safe. Though we will never forget, it is so important that we teach our younger generations of the importance of this day and the strength with which our great nation persevered.

God Bless you all and God Bless America.

Sincerely,
Supervisor Michelle Steel

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