Released on September 9, 2019 - 11:01am

 

 

 

 

 

 

18 years out from September 11, 2001, more than 10,000 first responders and others who were in the

World Trade Center have been diagnosed with cancer. More than 150 first responders have died since then.

 

The City of Laurel is holding a candlelight vigil to honor them and the 2753 victims on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

 

It will take place in our Memorial Garden at the Laurel Municipal Center, 8103 Sandy Spring Road.

 

Participants include: Mayor Craig Moe, Council President Fred Smalls, Father Anthony Lickteig of St. Mary of the Mills, Emergency Manager Stephen Allen, and a host of Laurel first responders.

Music by the Laurel High School Chorus.

 

Please join us as we continue our pledge to Never Forget.

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