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    Flag Was Still There

    the heroes of September 11, 2001

    Frank Buckles, last living U.S. WWI vet, Feb. 27, 2011 age110.

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    Clifford Chester Sims – On February 21, 1968, after tripping a hidden booby-trap, Sims saved his squad by throwing his body on top of the bomb and absorbing the shock.

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    Ada Wright, a British suffragette who was beaten by London police on “Black Friday” in 1910. (Not as some believed as Susan Anthony, an American suffragette.)

    Artist Carroll Kelly illustrated this 1917 WWI poster showing Columbia leading a squadron of airplanes while sitting upon an eagle while brandishing an American flag and shield: "Forward America!"

    9/11 Dogs

    Stoic Japanese orphan standing at attention, having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki. 1945

    9/11 Services at the Pentagon Honoring The Victims following the attack via Flight 77 on the US #Pentagon (One of the 4 Targets of #911) Remembering and Honoring the Heroes of 9-11-2001 9-11 #NeverForget #911 #Remembering911 9/11/2001

    Firefighter with President Bush.

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    Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza in 9/11, pauses at his son’s name at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial.

    Great Flag!

    September 11, 2001 - The Flag, & horrendous destruction.

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    “A group of firemen had raised a flag in the midst of the ruins. It was an expression of defiance, of being unbowed, a tribute to their fallen comrades.”

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