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9/11 Memorial Unveiled in A.G.

Life Scout Zac Hall is near the pinnacle of his years as a Boy Scout. The youth, along with support from Troop 450, presented a 9/11 memorial that stands at the Five Cities Fire Authorities’ main station on Traffic Way. The venture is an Eagle Scout Community Service Project — a necessary step in becoming an Eagle Scout.

Hall, a sophomore at Central Coast New Tech High, created the project to represent the Twin Towers, enclosed in a shape of the Pentagon, that were attacked by terrorists in the tragic incident in 2001.

“When I started this project, I never realized how deeply this event affected all Americans,” Hall said.  “I was born after 9/11, but even I have been impacted by the stories of the heroes of that day.”

The fire station also donated a piece of steel from Ground Zero to the memorial that is anchored in concrete and surrounded by bricks matching the fire house and installed next to the flagpole.

See more photos at PhotoByVivian.com

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