Friday, December 15, 2006

Welles Crowther, the man in the red bandanna 

Earlier in the week I reported that our step-cousin, Welles Crowther, would be made an honorary member of the FDNY for having given his life saving lives on September 11. Here's a television report about Welles, one of the genuine sheepdogs of that day:

Special thanks to a loyal Yalie reader.

MORE: Here's a picture of the ceremony today at which the Fire Department of the City of New York admitted Welles posthumously as an honorary firefighter for his service on September 11. From left to right, Nicholas Scoppetta, Commissioner, Fire Department of the City of New York, Alison Crowther, Jeff Crowther, and Chief Salvatore J. Cassano.


By Blogger GreenmanTim, at Fri Dec 15, 10:54:00 PM:

Thanks for this.  

By Anonymous Anonymous, at Sun Sep 12, 01:45:00 AM:

Every year on 9/11 I think of Welles Crowther and bless him for his bravery and life. I did not know him, but he is a true hero.  

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