Caring for the Greenbelt's parks and open space
in Staten Island, NY through education,
conservation, research and prudent recreation

We Remember

On this day 19 years ago, our city – and country – were forever changed.

We owe a tremendous debt of thanks and gratitude to all those who put themselves in harm’s way that day, and in the weeks, months, and years that followed.

One heartwarming anecdote from the months following the September 11 attacks can be found here.

We hope it encourages all to not only recall and reflect upon the magnitude of tragic loss that day, but also reminds us of the kindness, grace, humanity and unity that created hope in the dark days that followed.

We will never forget.

 

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