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Local First Responders commemorated by Lt. Governor. Casey Cagle

September 11, 2001 was a pivotal moment in US history; it was a catalyst for a war started on our own soil an event that hasn't happened since Pearl Harbor.

Steve Barry, Sheriff of Oconee county, says, "Being attacked simply for being American that's never happened before in the history of our great country and we will continue to fight we'll fight forever."

Lt. Governor. Casey Cagle says, " We are here ten years into 9/11 and remembering 9/11 has really united us as a nation. "

Cagle thanked first responders from around south Georgia Thursday; a ceremony in Moultrie honored them for their selfless acts of bravery.

Cagle says, " 9/11 will be etched in our mind but most important all the unsung heroes."

The stop was part of a visiting tour of that started this morning in Gainesville.

Sheriff Barry says, "We are to get down here and see our good friends in southern Georgia and to honor and recognize the sacrifice that was made in 9/11. "

Cagle says, "Those sacrifices that you made aren't unnoticed we do notice it and we do appreciate that commitment. "

Although a horrifying event in history, 9/11 allowed many to show their true colors and patriotism.

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