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Everyday Heroes

Today marks the anniversary of the September 11th bombings, and many of us will spend time remembering the horrors we witnessed on that unforgettable day. We will experience anew the fear and anger caused by this unimaginable catastrophe, and grieve again the losses of life and innocence that resulted. But we’ll also recall and pay homage to the countless heroes who acted in the midst of this unthinkable crisis; heroes whose bravery and courage shone brightly against the backdrop of incomprehensible evil. These selfless men and women planted within our hearts the hope that we could, and would, overcome this horrific tragedy. Most of us will never forget where we were on the morning of September 11th. For my part, I was in Houston’s Medical Center, receiving what would be my final dose of chemotherapy. As I watched the events of that day unfold before me on the hospital’s television screen, I was amazed by the emerging stories of extraordinary heroes who had sacrificed their own lives