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911 1Nineteen years ago last Friday, America was forever changed by attacks from terrorists. Since then, every year the Downtown Vidalia Association has held a somber ceremony to remember the thousands of innocent lives lost including civilians, police, firefighters and First Responders. 

Vidalia Fire Chief Brian Sikes said he was at the station on Aimwell Road that Tuesday morning when he was told to turn on the television. He said it wrenched his heart to see his brothers dying, but he was also concerned about the unknown worldwide. Now, almost two decades later, he says he still remembers that feeling and reminds everyone that we must never forget that tragedy.

911 2JROTC Cadet Colonel Jade Kight was the guest speaker for last Fridays service, and although she was not yet born, she says she is being instilled with lessons from that fateful day including that it's important to love each other through the good times and bad, and in the unsettled times in the world today, we must still come together.

Also on Friday's program was VFD Capt. Robert Tillman, who read "The Fireman's Prayer," City Manager NIck Overstreet, JROTC Cadets from the Thunderbolt Regiment, and JROTC Senior Army Instructor Captain Carlos Wear. Appropriate music selections were presented by Kim Ruff and  George Holcomb. The ceremony concluded with playing of "Taps" by trumpeter Dr. Matt Haley of Brewton-Parker College.

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