These past 10 years have shown that America does not give in to fear. The rescue workers who rushed to the scene; the firefighters who charged up the stairs; the passengers who stormed the cockpit -- these patriots defined the very nature of courage. Over the years we have also seen a more quiet form of heroism -- in the ladder company that lost so many men and still suits up to save lives every day; the businesses that have rebuilt; the burn victim who has bounced back; the families that press on. -- Barack Obama, President of the United...

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