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A steel tribute

By Ty Johnson
Published in News on October 13, 2011 1:46 PM

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A piece of steel from the World Trade Center that will be on display at the Rosewood Volunteer Fire Department arrived at the station Wednesday afternoon. From left, Operation Chief Chris Overman and Capt. David Grice, who traveled to New York City to pick up the piece of beam, are seen with the piece of steel as it is unloaded. A curio cabinet is being built inside the station to display the steel. A T-shirt from Engine 54, the New York City fire station that lost the most members, 12, in the attacks, will also be on display.

Early on Sept. 11, 2001, it was an I-beam in the north tower of the World Trade Center. But by the end of the day, it was folded and buried in a pile of rubble. Wednesday, more than a decade...

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