Eastvale 9/11 Tribute

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Eastvale 9/11 Tribute

Brianne Leber, Journalist

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Every September 11, the Eastvale Fire Station 27 puts on a 9/11 tribute. Over the twenty minute ceremony, it was stressed on multiple occasions the importance of honoring the lives lost and the people affected. People are brought to tears and everyone is reminded of our compassion for one another. Below are pictures from the event

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Every year, Eastvale fire station 27, has a 9/11 tribute.

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Walking up to the station, this is what we see.

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People stand surrounding the lawn and the barren flagpole.

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As the tribute begins, young scouts file onto the scene.

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The scouts take the honor of flying the flag.

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They work together to get the flag to connect without letting it touch the ground.

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The youngest pull the flag into the air.

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The flag reaches the top of the pole.

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The city gives a speech about the events of 2001.

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They call the veterans of the crowd to join them at the front.

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There is a moment of silence for the lives lost.

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The flag is lowered to half mass in honor of the wounded and killed.

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After the ceremony, the crowd moves into the fire station for breakfast and talking.

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Some wait outside for a moment of thought retrieval.

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People gather for photos.

Never forget, always remember.