18 August 2006

"Is anyone down there? United States Marines!"

Wanted to make sure you saw this story posted by Blackfive the other day.

Marine Sergeant Jason Thomas - 9/11 Mystery Hero Identified

He retrieved his Marine uniform from his truck, sped to Manhattan and had just parked his car when one of the towers collapsed. Thomas ran toward the center of the ash cloud.
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Thomas bumped into another ex-Marine, Staff Sgt. David Karnes, and the pair decided to search for survivors.

Carrying little more than flashlights and an infantryman's shovel, they climbed the mountain of debris, skirting dangerous crevasses and shards of red-hot metal, calling out "Is anyone down there? United States Marines!"

Read the entire story here.

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