Free Republic
Browse · Search
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Yankee Stadium gravel inspires memorial for 9/11 victim (tissue alert)
Yahoo ^

Posted on 09/02/2011 7:43:01 AM PDT by nuconvert

On a summer day in Shoreham, New York, the Kevin Williams Memorial Field is a peaceful place. An American flag ripples as its steel chain clanks against the 40-foot pole. At the base of the pole, worn baseballs seem to grow from the earth, resting among the flowers. On one baseball, there's a handwritten message:

"We Will Never Forget."

Kevin Williams was 24 years old when he was killed on Sept. 11, 2001. He worked on the 104th floor of the World Trade Center's south tower as a bond salesman for investment firm Sandler O'Neill. He loved his job and was planning to marry his high school sweetheart on Dec. 1 of that year.

After the pain and grief of Sept. 11 and the weeks of uncertainty that followed, the Williams family wanted to honor Kevin's memory. So his father, Mike, mother, Pat, brother, Jamie, and sister, Kelly, turned to the sport that had given their family great joy: baseball.

(Watch the video)

(Excerpt) Read more at ...

TOPICS: Local News; Miscellaneous; Sports
KEYWORDS: 10thanniversary; 911; baseball; kevinwilliams; yankees
I wish there was a better Topic catagory for these threads
1 posted on 09/02/2011 7:43:07 AM PDT by nuconvert
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: nuconvert

God bless this man and his family.

God has damned his killers.

God WILL damn his killers’ apologists and allies and friends unless they repent.

2 posted on 09/02/2011 7:58:03 AM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: nuconvert

That was a real tear jerker. I suspect that there will a lot of tears shed a week from Sunday.

3 posted on 09/02/2011 8:54:02 AM PDT by mc5cents
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: mc5cents

“I suspect that there will a lot of tears shed a week from Sunday.”

I’m sure there will be - mine included.

4 posted on 09/02/2011 8:57:19 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: nuconvert; All
The Obama White House is behind a cynical, coldly calculated political effort to erase the meaning of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks from the American psyche and convert Sept. 11 into a day of leftist celebration and statist idolatry.

Instead of inspiring a nation with a hardened commitment to defend America and America’s values at all costs, and pay the greatest tribute to all of those who defend America and freedom, and a warning to the enemies of freedom that America’s resolve is as firm as tempered steel, Obama chose rather to speak about 9/11 as a day of national service.

Obama has toured the world, apologizing for America and bowing down to Muslim kings and dictators.

Obama has put out an order to stop using the “War On Terror” Label and to use “Overseas Contingency Operation” instead.
Christianity has been banned in our public schools while special allowances have been made for Islamic students.
A Victory Mosque is to be built at Ground Zero with the mayor and the President’s blessing and those that oppose it are called un-American.
Leftists continually fight for terrorist’s rights while trampling all over the rights of Americans .
Obama is at the forefront of UN efforts to create Islamic blasphemy laws in the West disregarding free speech.
The U.S. government refuses to call the radical Islamic enemy by name but demcorat party leaders smear average America citizens in the peaceful TEA Party by calling them terrorists simply because they want our leaders to respect the Consitution.

Obama stated in his book, "I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction."

As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches, neither the victim’s families, the 9/11 first responders nor the clergy are invited to the national ceremony in New York City. It is an orchestrated event to redefine what truly happened.The whole “day of service” agenda is an attempt to get us to forget what happened so we lose our resolve to uphold freedom.

This effort to reshape the American psyche has nothing to do with healing the nation and everything to do with easing the nation along in the ongoing radical transformation of America that Obama promised during his election campaign.

Don't let Obama and the nihilistic liberals drain 9/11 of all meaning.

Our voices need to be heard not only at Town Hall sessions or Tea Party demonstrations but in the very halls of Congress. We have to speak out to stop the desecration of September 11th..


Image and video hosting by TinyPic

"Every 'moderate' Muslim is a potential terrorist. The belief in Islam is like a tank of gasoline. It looks innocuous, until it meets the fire. For a 'moderate' Muslim to become a murderous jihadist, all it takes is a spark of faith.

It is time to put an end to the charade of “moderate Islam.” There is no such thing as moderate Muslim. Muslims are either jihadists or dormant jihadists – moderate, they are not."

Ali Sini

Ali Sini is head of Faith Freedom International. FFI is a grassroots worldwide movement of ex-Muslims and all those who are concerned about the rise of the Islamic threat.

Faith Freedom International Forums


Watch 'Remembering 9/11' on the Geographic Channel. Repeating Thursday 3PM CST: 'Inside 9/11: Zero Hour'- EXCELLENT.


Watch this moving video. It is the most viewed of any of the 9/11 videos and is now in the Smithsonian.

Be sure to read (at the site) Anatomy Of The Attack and the moving essay,’That Day’ by Steve Golding, a New Yorker who lived through it.



5 posted on 09/04/2011 8:42:32 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794 is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson