February 13, 2016

Sept. 11, 2001 remembered at Standish ceremony

Tim Barnum
Standish Mayor Mark Winslow speaks about Sept. 11, 2001, and the need to remember the tragic events while moving forward and persevering day to day.
Tim Barnum
Veterans from local veteran organizations, as well as Ladies Auxiliary groups, salute the American flag as taps are played.
Tim Barnum
Members of the sheriff's department, local fire departments and other response units stand in a tunnel leading up the the church's Sept. 11 memorial.
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At the end of a tunnel formed by emergency responders, Vicki Pula-Jurek and Richard Jurek sing "America the Beautiful."
Tim Barnum
Rep. Joel Johnson talks about the heroic efforts put forth every day by first responders and members of the military.
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A large crowd gathers for the Sept. 11 ceremony.
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City manager Curt Hillman says a few words at the beginning of the ceremony.

A ceremony to remember the tragic events that unfolded on Sept. 11, 2001, and to honor the first responders, victims and military personnel, was held at the Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church in Standish, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. The ceremony included speeches by elected officials, singing and the playing of taps. A large crowd of area residents, first responders and veterans were present at the ceremony.

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