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Kansas political leaders remember the lives lost on 9/11


TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Kansas political leaders are remembering the lives of 8 EMTs, 60 police officers, 343 firefighters and 2,997 civilians that were lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

In honor of those that lost their lives in the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and United Airline Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly says she has proclaimed Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, the 20th anniversary, as Service and Remembrance Day in the Sunflower State.

“Today marks the 20th anniversary of this horrific tragedy that took the lives of so many of our fellow countrymen and women, including many first responders who gave everything to help others,” Governor Kelly said. “Let’s honor all of those who lost their lives on this infamous day – and thank our country’s police officers, firefighters, EMTs, members of the United States Military, and all other emergency service workers who continue dedicating their lives to…

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