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Redwood students honored the first responders and victims of 9/11



Majestye Blake and Cason Ashley
Majestye Blake and Cason Ashley: Photo by Keith Phillips

Redwood Elementary students chose to pay tribute to the first responders and victims of 9/11 by showcasing the pinwheels made by the sixth-grade class.

Sixth graders, Majestye Blake and Cason Ashley, spoke with VDN about their understanding and reflections on that significant day, forever etched in our nation’s history.

Blake and Ashley were not yet born, but were able to learn about the events, leading the sixth-grade class to express their condolences.

Majestye Blake

Majestye Blake: Photo by Keith Phillips

“I’m sorry that 9/11 happened and you will always be remembered,” Blake said. “You will always be in our prayers, and your memories will never be forgotten,” added Ashley.

Cason Ashley

Cason Ashley: Photo by Keith Phillips

The sixth-grade class adorned a field with pinwheels just a few days shy of the 22nd anniversary of 9/11.

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