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I am a 5th grade student in Orangeville IL we are learning about 911. I am learning about the people who were lost that day. I chose Mr. Brennan because he was a fire fighter. I think it is important to remember those who were lost and their families. Even though I wasn't born yet my mom remembers my brother he was almost nine months old learning to walk holding on to the entertainment center while news stations broadcasted around the world. I am sorry for your family s loss. I hope the world will never forget the ones lost.
Published by Kyle Miller

Kyle - we thank you for choosing Peter - when Peter was in 5th Grade he knew he wanted to be a firefighter... and We hope the world never forgets all the lives lost that day ... and those that continue to loose their battle with post 911 illnesses.... We hope you are well and , again, thank you for choosing our Peter ..

I did not know this man but i do know that what he did was very brave and heroic. To be one of the first people to try to help out when everyone was scared you would have to be extremely brave. I know this man had family waiting for him to come back home and I am sorry for the death of this heroic man. All the innocent people who passed away because of this horrifying act of terrorism we hold in our prayers.

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Age:
30
Place of Residence:
Ronkonkoma, NY
Location on 9/11:
WTC
Occupation:
Fire Department of New York | Firefighter, Rescue 4
Biography:

Peter filled his days and nights with humor. He was merciless, everyone in every situation fell victim to one of his jokes. He was a uniquely personable man. Peter engaged anyone in conversation, anywhere. He loved taking pictures and rarely left home without a camera. Peter was a loving husband and a father that was anxiously awaiting the birth of his second child, a son.

A former New York City police officer, Peter began his FDNY career in 1995. To say Peter loved firefighting was an understatement. His enthusiasm for fire service was always evident, especially as he served as a technical rescue instructor at the FDNY academy. He showed them the ropes. Peter was a decorated volunteer firefighter, earning the Medal of Valor and Fireman of the Year Award for his rescue of three fellow volunteers. Peter was actively pursuing a degree in Fire Science Technology at the time of his death.