Keeping the memory of a 9-11 firefighter alive every day

Americas Now

an-911-remembrance-1

The destruction of New York City’s World Trade Center in 2001 is observed each year with a ceremony at the site on September 11th – the anniversary of the attack.

But the family of one New York firefighter who died in the Twin Towers, has made it their duty to honor his memory not just on 9-11 but every day.

Correspondent John Zarrella talks to the mother and former fiancé of Sergio Villanueva and reports on their labor of love to preserve his larger-than-life legacy.

By the way, Sergio’s fiancé, Tanya, took his name after he died.

Keeping the memory of a 9-11 firefighter alive every day

Keeping the memory of a 9-11 firefighter alive every day

The destruction of New York City’s World Trade Center in 2001 is observed each year with a ceremony at the site on September 11th - the anniversary of the attack. But the family of one New York firefighter who died in the Twin Towers, has made it their duty to honor his memory not just on 9-11 but every day. Correspondent John Zarrella talks to the mother and former fiancé of Sergio Villanueva and reports on their labor of love to preserve his larger-than-life legacy. By the way, Sergio’s fiancé, Tanya, took his name after he died.