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Remembering September 11, 2001: Father Mychal Judge | The First Victim Recovered on 9/11

Victim 0001 on 9/11 | Father Mychal Judge - N.Y.F.D. Chaplain

Father Mychal Judge

"After all that has been written about Fr. Mychal Judge in the newspapers, after all that has been spoken about him on television, the compliments, the accolades, the great tribute that was given to him last night at the Wake Service, I stand in front of you and honestly feel that the homilist at Mother Teresa’s funeral had it easier than I do." (from the homily given by Father Michael Duffy)

Shannon Stapleton's Iconic 9/11 Photo of Father Mychal Judge

A mortally injured Father Mychal Judge is carried out of the World Trade Center by first responders, including Bill Cosgrove (in white shirt). Cosgrove says, "everybody you see in that picture was saved" from the North Tower's collapse, moments later. Hear Cosgrove in the audio clip on the bottom right. Source: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters /Landov

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