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Stained-glass artists create 9/11 memorial for Fort Meade
Stained-glass artists create 9/11 memorial for Fort Meade

Personnel and guests at Fort Meade gathered Thursday, on the anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost that day — and pay tribute to 411 fallen first responders with the unveiling of a stained-glass image that includes a piece of the World Trade Center. "It has been 13 years since New York City, New Jersey, and the D.C.-area emergency responders became the stuff of legend as firefighters, police officers and paramedic EMTs followed the call of duty into the pages of history," Deputy Garrison Cmdr. John Moeller told the crowd. To honor those first responders, artists Janet Parker and Ray and Marge Nichols...

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