9/11 REMEMBRANCE

American Legion officials, auxiliary and Legion Riders, Boy Scouts and Chanute firefighters recognized the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with an annual sunset ceremony Wednesday evening. Guest speaker Ssg Rene Castilleja with the Army National Guard 891st Engineer Battalion said the ceremony honors not only those killed in the initial attack, but also those who died from exposure to toxins at the scene. He recalled his own experience on the day and the sense of national unity, which he said people need to return to.

 Chanute firefighter Remington Wagner concluded the ceremony by tolling a bell, and an honor guard played Taps.

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