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POV

StoryCorps Shorts: John and Joe

  • Aired: 09/08/2011
  • 03:58
  • Expires: 09/08/2015
  • Rating: NR
John Vigiano Sr. is a retired New York City firefighter whose two sons followed him into service - John Jr. was a firefighter, too, and Joe was a police detective. On September 11, 2001, both Vigiano brothers responded to the call from the World Trade Center, and both were killed while saving others. John Sr. remembers his sons and reflects on coping with his tremendous loss.
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A former firefighter remembers his sons, who died while responding to the 9/11 attacks.
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Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bertha Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, The Educational Foundation of America, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.

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