9/11 Firefighter Tim Brown Talks About Loss, Healing And Faith

By Jovan Tripkovic, editorial fellow at Religion Unplugged and member of Steamboat Institute’s Emerging Leaders Council.

Monday marks the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in this deadliest terrorist attack ever on American soil. The tragic events of that day was the Pearl Harbor of a generation. Seniors graduating from college earlier this year were born in 2001. Many of them may not remember the events of that day. Nonetheless, the 9/11 attacks significantly shaped their childhood and the world they grew up in.

The horrific events of that day also reveal a story of heroism, hope, love and sacrifice. On that very day and the weeks that followed, New York became a city of quiet heroes. Tim Brown was one of them. Although he doesn’t consider himself a hero, he is one.

Read the full article at Religion Unplugged here

Watch Tim Brown’s remarks at the 2021 Steamboat Institute Freedom Conference here


September 11, 2023