9/11 First Responder: Unions Work for All of Us

November 19, 2015

Fourteen years ago, on a clear September morning, the world—and mine—changed forever. On Sept. 11, 2001, as our nation watched in horror as tragedy unfolded, I responded with my brothers and sisters from EMS Station 22, running against the crowds fleeing the horror of Lower Manhattan to do my job as an EMT. That day the brave firefighters, police officers, EMTs and other first responders who answered the call of duty didn’t hesitate to put their lives on the line.

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