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House Proceeding on Sep 9th, 2009 :: 3:01:10 to 3:03:35
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Edolphus Towns

3:01:06 to 3:01:28( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: that future generations will never forget what happened on september 11 of 2001. and i thank my friend for yielding. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from new york. mr. towns: let me, mr. speaker, colleagues in saying that this

Edolphus Towns

3:01:10 to 3:03:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Edolphus Towns

3:01:29 to 3:01:49( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: was a day that i will never ever forget. as i stood and i watched the second plane hit and then i realized that this was a day that we would never ev i also want to recognize those firefighters and those police

Edolphus Towns

3:01:50 to 3:02:10( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: officers and people who came from all over the nation to help us at that time, i mean new yorkers. and that's something we cannot forget. people just packed up, came to help us clean up.

Edolphus Towns

3:02:11 to 3:02:32( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: and i never seen people work together the way they during the crisis of september 11. so i think it's only fitting that we stop and we recognize the great work of those volunteers. and i want to thank congresswoman matsuand

Edolphus Towns

3:02:33 to 3:02:53( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: congressman peter king for sponsoring this resolution. i remember a gentlem by the name of al walden who served in the congress with us who was a judge and his office was in the building that caught on fire, th an

Edolphus Towns

3:02:54 to 3:03:16( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: talking to him as we are looking at the problems and the smoke coming from the building. and as we heard the fire trucks and the volunteers running to help each other and that's the day i will never ever forget. i remember getting a call

Edolphus Towns

3:03:17 to 3:03:35( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: indicating that fireman glassco, who was a very good friend was a good friend. i mean i can just go down the list calling the roll of all these people that lost thr lives on that day. but i can't help from thinking about the togetherness that came

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