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Brotherhood

At my grandmother’s funeral this summer, we took time to acknowledge the family members who had predeceased her. We prayed for her husband, two of her sons and two of her grandsons. Her late grandsons are my cousins, Terry and … Continue reading

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9 Years, 11 Months

Australian firefighter Nathan Bentley befriended me on Facebook after discovering that FDNY Captain Terry Hatton was my cousin. He is good about keeping in touch when he thinks about 9/11. Here’s a message he sent me the other day: I … Continue reading

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Never Forgotten

Terry Hatton died on September 11, 2001. Unlike the innocent murder victims who were already in the World Trade Center when terrorists struck, Terry ran into a burning building in an effort to save others. It was his job. He … Continue reading

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Proud to Serve

Each September 11, I try to post something about my cousin Terry Hatton. He was the captain of FDNY Rescue 1 and lost his life in the line of duty at the World Trade Center. I recently received an email … Continue reading

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Worldwide Lance

Lance Harwell honored my cousin Terry Hatton on September 11, 2010. He flew an American flag over Afghanistan in an MC-12W. Lance sent me the flag along with a certificate that reads: “This American flag flew over the skies of … Continue reading

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War and Remembrance

During the wake for my cousin Terry Hatton, his father described Terry’s death as a casualty of war. Terry was captain of FDNY Rescue 1. He was one of the many brave firefighters to run into the burning World Trade … Continue reading

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