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09/15/10 — Fremont man recounts 9/11 experiences in D.C.

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Fremont man recounts 9/11 experiences in D.C.

By Steve Herring
Published in News on September 15, 2010 1:46 PM

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A painting in memory of 9/11 hangs behind Johnny Pippin of Fremont who was working in Washington, D.C., on the day of the attack. Pippin shared his memories of trying to escape the city during a Hero Appreciation Service at Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church at Pikeville on Sunday morning. Local fire, EMS and law enforcement were honored at the program.

PIKEVILLE -- Nine years ago as Wayne County residents watched the coverage of the Sept. 11 attacks, Johnny Pippin was frantically trying to get word to his wife that he was OK. A tobacco marketing specialist with the U.S....

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