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Joseph Angelini Jr.

NEVER FORGET: 9/11 – “OVERCOME EVIL WITH GOOD”

I’m a person who is calm and focused in an emergency and only cries afterward. It’s difficult for me in these years after the facts of 9/11 to watch the re-enactments from the tragedies because I feel compelled during them to level orders at people — potential victims — to get-moving, get-out, pull it together […]

9/11 HEROES: I HONOR JOSEPH ANGELINI, SR.

What follows is my post from 2010 with links to similar posts from years earlier: A Veteran Firefighter Who Was A Good Joe When a man had a heart attack at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Lindenhurst, Joseph Angelini Sr. was the parishioner who quietly crossed the sanctuary to perform CPR. He was a […]

HONORING THE VICTIMS OF 9/11

Among the heroes who perished on 9/11/01: Joseph Angelini, Sr., New York City firefighter, Rescue 1, who it is my privilege to honor and remember with great affection, gratitude and pride. Mr. Angelini’s son, Joe Angelini, Jr., also a New York City firefighter, also who perished on 9/11, is honored here with equal reverence. Project […]