- By Dana Sparks
Once a 9-11 firefighter, now Mayo Clinic physician
The 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.)
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