Feel Good Friday – BOATLIFT – An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience

by admin on September 14, 2012

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jena rogers September 14, 2012 at 5:53 am

Never go through life saying “I should have…” Words to live by… Thanks for sharing.


lkb September 14, 2012 at 8:56 am

Thanks so much for posting this! That was a terrible day that no one wants to relive — ever. But look at the good that came out of it. Blessings on those who helped!


Amzie Fortson September 14, 2012 at 9:07 am

Thank you for sharing this.


kelly_jeanie September 14, 2012 at 11:11 am

Wow! I had never heard this – bawling my eyes out here. Amazing. Thank you for posting this.


Jeanine September 14, 2012 at 2:32 pm

O my gosh! I was living just north of Boston at that time….I knew NOTHING of this! All those boat owners/drivers were incredible heros! I admire them…forever.

We had many, many co-workers who lost loved ones. I wish they had known about this rescue.


Grace September 14, 2012 at 6:18 pm

I went to NYC for a vacation in late September 2001, planned months earlier. I took one of the sightseeing cruises (Circleline, I think). Someone asked our guide about that day, he was telling us about how they were taking people off the island all day over to NJ and other areas.


Nancy Schwalen September 14, 2012 at 6:44 pm

Saw this not long after 9/11 and I wept. This still makes me cry, not just because of the senseless destruction but because of the capacity of humans to be heroes in extraordinary times.


Goodness September 15, 2012 at 4:09 pm

I’ve seen this before but can’t see it too many times. THIS is the real legacy of 9/11.


April September 15, 2012 at 10:19 pm

Why can we not be this way with each other all of the time? The reaching out that day was incredible.


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