Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) announced on Tuesday that he was officially establishing “9/11 Heroes Day” to be observed on each anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks that stole 2,977 innocent lives in Manhattan, at the Pentagon, and in a field in Pennsylvania.
The new official observance will be held “n honor of those who carried out heroic acts amid the attacks and who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, DeSantis explained.
“You think about it, many of us remember [9/11] and that was kind of a big deal for our country in terms of the last generation,” DeSantis continued. “But you look at these kids in high school here, they were not even born when September 11 happened.”
“We think it’s important that those folks are honored,” DeSantis said of those who were killed in the attacks or took action to prevent a greater loss of life. Read more…