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Determination ground zero

As was demonstrated during the 9/11 tragedies and during other emergencies across Maryland and the Nation on an almost daily basis, the heroism and diligence of America's firefighters and first responders is crucial to the health and safety of our communities.” Paul Sarbanes

About This Billboard

This picture was taken on the afternoon of September 11, 2001 as three New York firefighters raised an American flag at Ground Zero.

Determination. Pass It On!

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Pass It On®


This picture makes me sad because people hating people to where they would kill innocent people.

Love your tv messages and your website! So uplifting to see with so much hollywood mess on tv! We are so blessed to have you.
Belinda, Texas

The simple thing so many New Yorkers learned that day was to say "I Love you" to those that matter, every day.
Ernst Pearsall, New York

Do not design your future from the present you have today, design it from the future you want.
Jesus Silva, Houston

That is very sad :( I hope that in the future we can all be friends.
Evan K, Stittsvile Ottawa ON

this is a great story! Wow it is just so touching to the heart, it was so awesome
nathan, ottawa

Through the pain and the stress, America will always stand.
Sarah, Colorado

These billboards are inspirational. I print a few at a time and post them in my office in clear view so that I remain focused on the important things in life. Thank you for these!
Mariann W., Seattle, WA

That day showed the world that America is about spirit; that it doesn't matter what you do to us, that we will always give our all; to protect each other's dreams and hope.
Aaron, S, Desert Hot Springs, Ca

I think 9/11 was one of the most disastrous times in human history. The firemen that helped really didn't have to, they did it to help their country and to make the world a better place.
Cruz L., Las Vegas Nevada

I see some of these billboards every time I go to school. It's little things messages like these that motivate me to keep going.
C G, Louisiana

This billboard shows that we, as Americans, have the heart and strength to overcome such a loss.
Calib C., Adrian, MI

I have faith in humanity every time I see this picture.
Danielle C., Philadelphia, PA

I love this billboard. To remember that day always makes me sad and proud at the same time. Sad that so many lives were lost but proud that we came together as a country and helped one another. May we never forget!
Melanie W., Virginia

Very one came to the planet earth for a purpose and we in one way or the other will fulfill our purpose before we leave this world or it will be a great shame that we came and leave our part unfulfilled.
Ayodele O., Nigeria

Every time I see this, it brings tears to my eyes. I truly believe that through all the darkness comes light.
Ashley H., Tucson, AZ

I have never been so inspired and moved to tears by words that so eloquently define a moment.
Schonna H., New York, USA

It is amazing.
Katie C.

This billboard takes my breath away. And I truly believe that "Life isn't about the breaths we take, it's about the moments that take our breath away." (Heidi Wills) I lost my breath that day. Thank you for reminding me of a moment when I lost my breath only to retrieve it.
Marie S., Fort Drum, NY

only the wise can dance the melody of life
Pelumi, Nigeria