Sergeant Pat Maiorino
NYS Court Officers Academy
Received Medal of Valor from the New York Supreme Court
"We ran down from
the Academy. The Captain, Al and Andrew ran down Fulton Street. They ended up at
the North Tower. We ran down John Street and ended up at the South Tower."
"It is certainly a
strange feeling! While we are running down the street to the towers, hundreds of
other people are running the other way."
"We became aware of
an incredible sound and vibration that I can only think an avalanche might
resemble. I yelled "we're going to die, run as fast as you can" We had no
idea the tower had collapsed. We thought there was a bomb or that a third plane
had hit the building."
Sgt. Pat Maiorino's
testimony taken by Author Barbara E. Lang, NYC
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