• By Dana Sparks

Once a 9-11 firefighter, now Mayo Clinic physician

September 11, 2016

night skyline of New York City with two beams of light for 9-11 remembranceThe horrific events of Sept. 11, 2001 produced thousands of stories of tragedy and despair. Yet out of the wreckage also came stories of triumph, compassion and hope. The fireman you’re about to meet saw firsthand the destruction and loss of life at ground zero. At the time he was also a medical student, and the experience continues to shape his career in pulmonary and critical  care medicine today. (This News Network report with Dr. Richard Oeckler previously aired Sept. 11, 2011.)

Watch: Once a 9-11 Firefighter, Now a Mayo Clinic Physician:

Journalists: The video report [TRT 4:25] is in the downloads. News Network pkgs. can be edited into vo/sots and incorporated in your reporting.

Below: Interior of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City July 2016
JULY 2016: Interior of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City

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