years ago September 11th our world was forever changed.
in Milan today were making sure we never forget it.
of folks walked 3,000 steps in honor of the 3,000 killed in the September 11th
just a way to help remember what it takes to be free," says Louie Fisher,
Commander, Milan Post 569.
is the fifth year the American legion group has honored the fallen on that very
people died when we were attacked and 10 years, 11, 12 years have gone by
people just don't think about it anymore. That's why we do things like this
memory walk to keep the thought and feeling alive," says Norman Dunlap, Post
walked a mile and a half with each step representing someone who passed.
unique about the September 11th attacks is most of those people weren't in the
of them were businessmen, visitors to the World Trade Center. People taking a
plane ride and ending up in a Pennsylvania field. There were some military
people at the Pentagon who were killed," says Dunlap.
why people at the walk say it's imperative to never forget the terrorist
inclined to think about those people and what they went through that day and
what our country has gone through since then," says Janet Dunlap, Walked 3,000
Members of the American Legion hope that next year it will
be even bigger with young people involved.
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