FIRE FIGHTER CYCLE
Never Forget 9/11
As I battle my tumor, I think of the 202 firefighters and 241 NYPD officers have died in event related illness since then. I think of countless other firefighters with work related cancer. My high school friend that beat lung cancer inspired me, and offered me lunch after my battle. Others I so wish I could just see, but I cant. Peace!
On that day Sept 11
343 - NYFD
60 - NYPD
8 - EMT's and 1 NY city Patrol man all went to work and never came home again.
2996 people lost their lives.On shift change that day at my fire station none of us went home.
In this pic Assistant Chief Gerard A. Barbara looks up at the burning towers. Moments later he would go in, never to return.
All gave some...some gave all.
I am a fire captain and cancer survivor.
In memory of the