‘At best during worst’
CHESAPEAKE CITY — While Monday evening’s ceremony certainly recalled the tragedy and ensuing heroism of Sept. 11, 2001, those collected together in Pell Gardens also clearly had the victims of both Hurricane Irma and Harvey on their minds.
Cecil County Council Vice President Dan Schneckenburger said Monday’s pleasant weather reminded him of the fateful September morning 16 years ago, which was punctured by nearly 3,000 deaths across the four attacks.
“America, and Americans, is always best when it’s the worst,” he said. “We’ve seen that with the hurricanes in Houston with Harvey and now Irma in Florida. I know all of you probably know someone who lives in Florida. The prayers, advocacy
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A resident places her hand over her heart during the Pledge of Allegiance at Monday evening’s 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Pell Gardens.