9-11. Never Forget. Always remember the many who lost their lives, not knowing it would be their last day. Always remember those who knowingly sacrificed their lives to save as many as they possibly could. Always remember those who showed courage and fought

Growing up, I was always proud to be an American, to say I was an American citizen. As a third generation Italian-American, I had heard all the stories of how my ancestors had come from Italy, seeking work and opportunity,