Student Firefighter Creates a Memorial in Virginia

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Glenn Davis Kirwin’s name appears on the north pool. (Photo by Amy Dreher)

The University of Virginia (U.Va.) erected their own 9/11 memorial with a piece of steel from a World Trade Center tower and an American flag donated by the family of Glenn Davis Kirwin, an alumnus who died in the attacks. Efforts for the memorial were led by Evan Davis, a student firefighter and senior at U.Va, according to Virginia Magazine.

By Margaret Barng, 9/11 Memorial Deputy Communications Manager

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