Suffice it is to say that today we should all remember those who were murdered on that day, and those that have died because of it since.
I will always have the utmost respect for the brave men and women of the New York Fire Department, those people showed us all what it is to be human. Their dignity, and their courage will always remain an example to us all. What a terrible shame on the US it is that the politicians saw fit not to invite them – all of them – to the opening ceremony of the memorial.
This is just as apt for the members of the New York Fire Department and the NYPD who gave their lives to protect the public as it is the the fallen soldiers of our two great nations who have given their lives before and since 911.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.
I salute you all!