John Vigiano Sr. is a retired New York City firefighter whose two sons followed him into service—John Jr. was a firefighter, too, and Joe was a police detective. On September 11, 2001, both Vigiano brothers responded to the call from the World Trade Center, and both were killed while saving others. Here, John Sr. remembers his sons and reflects on coping with his tremendous loss.
Eddie Lanier battled alcoholism for 40 years and eventually ended up homeless after his 28th trip to a rehab facility. In this video, he shares his story and talks about the people who saved his life when he was alone on the streets.