Sunday, September 09, 2007

9/11 ... We Remember -- Facts about that day

"We've defeated freedom's enemies before, and we will defeat them again. We have refused to live in a state of panic or in a state of denial. There is a difference between being alert and being intimidated and this great nation will never be intimidated." - President George W. Bush, 2001

9/11 Remembered

-- 3,030 people were killed
-- 2,337 people were injured

-- 343 New York firefighters and paramedics were killed
-- 75 NYPD officers were killed

-- 115 nations lost citizens
-- 3,051 children lost a parent
-- 1,609 people lost a spouse or partner

-- The greatest age of a person killed in 9/11: 39 years
-- Percentage of Americans who knew someone hurt or killed: 20%

-- Number of firefighters on leave for respiratory problems as of Jan. 2002: 300
-- Tons of debris removed from both sites: 1,506,124
-- Days the fires of the WTC and Pentagon burned after the attacks: 99

-- Total Deaths at The Pentagon (Ground): 124
-- Total Injured at The Pentagon: 76
-- Deaths on American Airlines Flight 77 to the Pentagon: 64

-- Deaths on American Airlines Flight 11
-- World Trade Center North Tower: 92

-- Deaths on United Airlines Flight 175
-- World Trade Center South Tower: 65

-- Deaths on United Airlines Flight 93 Shanksville, PA: 40

May God bless their families, our military who fight to keep us safe, our Nation, and our President as we continue to stand guard against Muslim terrorists.

9/11: May we never forget.

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