The memorial represents much of what is good in humanity in the face of
supreme tragedy: The stairwell and all that went on it; The selfless
dedication of the firefighters, policemen, and many others who made the
ultimate sacrifice to save others irrespective of race, religion, color or
creed; The caring attitude of all of the people helping each other as they fled. This is what the memorial must be.
The Memorial will be three flights of the stairwell, cast in bronze, full
size. The third level will slowly dissolve as it rises, with the gate to
heaven waiting at the top (manned by Rev. Mychal Judge and a pilot).
Back dropped by a remaining section of the towers, it will rise above the
Click here to view a special poem written by my special friends L.A. Semple and Mirry Richards