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''I Love You Too, Mom...'' by SEGASister ''I Love You Too, Mom...'' by SEGASister
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My Mom just retired from the New York Police Department on September 11, 2011. She's been working there for 25 years.

Basically, this is my second 9:11 tribute, but also a tribute to my Mom. Here is my story.

My mom just got promoted to sergeant at the time. She was at work at the time in Manhattan when the first plane crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. My brother and I were at school. So she calls my school from the phone at her precinct. And she requests to speak with me. The quote on the image is the one thing I remember her saying while she was speaking to me on the phone. I told her that I loved her too, and then we said our goodbyes and she hung up. She and her partner were two of the First Responders to arrive, and they arrived minutes after the South Tower crashed. Mom volunteered to go in the North Tower to help some of the people escape. However, her partner took her place and went inside instead. The North Tower crashed minutes later. He never got out. And his remains were never found.

Sometimes you donít know how lucky you are.

Congratulations, Mom. I'm glad you're still here and kicking @$$. I'm proud of you, and I love you.

*You might notice that Mom looks like Courtney. Well, she's supposed to. XP
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Philocleon Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
Wow. Your mother is unbelievably lucky to have survived and fortunate. Her, along with all the others of New York's finest are heroes and I have the utmost respect for them.
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SEGASister Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:)
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:iconmegalopolus:
Megalopolus Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Student General Artist
That story is so touching. :iconhappytearplz:
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:iconsegasister:
SEGASister Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:)
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:iconmegalopolus:
Megalopolus Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Student General Artist
:tears: of :)
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:iconsegasister:
SEGASister Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:happpycry:
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:iconmegalopolus:
Megalopolus Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Student General Artist
:happycry:
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:icondrakua-toa-of-rahi:
Drakua-Toa-of-rahi Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011
*salutes*
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:iconsegasister:
SEGASister Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
:salute:
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Overlordflinx Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011
Excuse me if i find no sympathy for a person who lived, included a story where in fact a person that the main interest character had most likely known well had died and the following statement doesn't seem at all sypathetic to the ones that were harmed by said person's death. Never the less i'm happy you find some joy in this event.
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TotalDisneyDrama1333 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Student Writer
Wow, that's so touching! Another wonderful example of God's glorious and mysterious ways! :)
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:iconsegasister:
SEGASister Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Amen.
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RajTheeban95 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
You can be proud of you mother :)
kisses to all courageous moms
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:iconsegasister:
SEGASister Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I am. =)
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sinddywimth Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Student Writer
Wow...
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:iconsegasister:
SEGASister Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I know.
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ilovegreen12 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Student Digital Artist
on 9/11 i was gona ak you what it was like (since you live in ny) but i figured it was something [almost] tragc like this.
your mom must get so sad when she thinks about this
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SEGASister Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
She does. We used to go to the Staten Island Postcard Memorial every year to pay our respects. She told me the full story while we were at church this Sunday.
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ilovegreen12 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Student Digital Artist
if i were your mom, id probably suffer from that sorta depression you get after witnessing something unbearable :|
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SEGASister Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
She's healed up over the years.
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ShonenJump4eva Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011
Wow...just...wow.
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:iconsegasister:
SEGASister Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Yes. Wow.
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ShonenJump4eva Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011
Yeah. Luckily, your Mom's partner is in heaven now I believe (according to the movie "Little Nicky").
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:iconsegasister:
SEGASister Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
He is.
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ShonenJump4eva Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011
Yay.
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