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Memorials to Fallen K-9s 
 2001 page 6 -  First on the web Sept. 2001
THE LEGACY OF SIRIUS
F.A.S.T. Co. 
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EAST MEADOW & MINEOLA, N.Y., April 1, 2002 
The American Red Cross in Nassau County (ARC/Nassau)
will honor four legged heroes during its 
Third Annual Pet Parade 
Saturday,
April 6, 12:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Eisenhower Park, Fields 6 & 6A, 
 East Meadow, NY 

This year, as well as providing funds for responding to emergencies in Nassau County, the pet parade will promote ARC/Nassau's "Pet Safe" plan and honor the rescue and therapy dogs that provided an invaluable role in the hours, days, and weeks following September 11. The honorees will be: K-9 Sirius, a Port Authority Police dog, will be honored in memoriam. The Yellow Labrador Retriever perished in the collapse. His handler, Officer David Lim of Lynbrook, will accept a memorial plaque in Sirius' honor. 
Officer Lim was in the K-9 office in the WTC basement when he heard an explosion. He put Sirius in a dog crate while he investigated. Shortly thereafter, he was assisting people down a staircase in the North Tower when it collapsed. The officer believes he was at about the 5th level in the stairwell that was partly standing after the collapse. The smell of jet fuel was heavy and they elected to go up to the now top of the WTC, the sixth floor. They were tossed ropes to get down. 
April 6th "Pet Parade" to Honor
WTC Rescue and Therapy Dogs 
One dog killed during WTC disaster will be honored posthumously. Proceeds to benefit families, including their pets, during disasters. Participant registration continues.

Media Contact: James K. Green
Director of Public Relations
American Red Cross in Nassau County
(516) 747-3500 ext. 215
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Memorial for K-9 Sirius
D I R E C T I O N S
From the Garden State Parkway:
North or South Take Exit 142 to Highway I-78 east, this will become the Newark Bay Extension of the New Jersey Turnpike. Take Exit 14C, the park entrance is just beyond the toll booth. Follow signs to Liberty State Park.
From the New Jersey Turnpike:
North or South Take Exit 14B, the park entrance is just beyond the toll booth. Follow signs to Liberty State Park.
From the West: 
Take Highway I-78 east, this will become the Newark Bay Extension of the New Jersey Turnpike. Take Exit 14C, the park entrance is just beyond the toll booth. Follow signs to Liberty State Park.
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April 24, 2002- 11 AM- (LSP) Liberty Park - NJ
Everyone is welcomed.

Beautiful Joe Park

Beautiful Joe Park
Meaford, Ontario, CANADA
September 11th 2001.  Tribute - Date: May 11, 2002

 For further information, contact Donna Earl at 519-538-5895 or e-mail Donna Earl 
Manager -  Beautiful Joe Heritage Society
Beautiful Joe Heritage Society
PO Box 4836 - Meaford, Ontario   N4L 1X6
Phone: (519) 538-5895   Fax: (519) 538-4291




THANK YOU, DONNA, FOR SHARING YOUR PHOTOS.

Beautiful Joe Society Honours Four legged Hero 
Staff  www.community  -   CF 5/15/2002 
David Lim stood before the cameras and gave a moving account of the events of September 11, 2002 that endangered his life and took the life of his four legged working companion, Sirius. Trained to detect explosives, Sirius was killed under the collapse of the World Trade Center tower two.  Lim who is attempting to put the events of 9-11 behind him, recounted his feelings of being trapped for several hours and final escape from the wreckage. Now working with a new partner, a black Labrador retriever called Sprig, Lim has returned to his job of checking traffic in the Holland and Lincoln tunnels. Lim and his boss, Inspector Gene Ceccarelli, traveled to Meaford from New York City to take part in a ceremony to honour Sirius and the numerous rescue dogs that assisted in the recovery of both the living and the dead from the wreckage of the destroyed towers. Officers and dogs from several K-9 units across Ontario paraded through Meaford’s downtown from the town hall to the park receiving extended applause from the crowd lined streets. The Beautiful Joe Heritage Society of Meaford was formed to recognize the famous 1893 novel of Margaret Marshall Saunders “Beautiful Joe” and the relationships that exist between dogs and their masters. 


I ONLY WANTED YOU 
They say memories are golden
well maybe that is true.
I never wanted memories,
I only wanted you.

A million times I needed you,
a million times I cried.
If love alone could have saved you
you never would have died.

In life I loved you dearly,
In death I love you still.
In my heart you hold a place
no one could ever fill.

If tears could build a stairway
and heartache make a lane,
I'd climb the path to heaven
and bring you back again.
~unknown

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The San Diego Union Tribune May 25, 2002
What's happening'
On this Memorial weekend, it's fitting that a special event.  Tonight David Lim, a N.Y. Port Authority police officer who was among the last to be rescued from the World Trade Center after the September 11th attack, gives his view of the attack – at the Union of Pan Asian Communities gala at the Sheraton Marina on Harbor Island ... 

KUSI/Channel 51 news anchor Susan Lennon. 


Annual WAR DOG Memorial Monument
HARTSDALE PET CEMETERY, NY state
June 23, 2002
In Memory of the hero canine
SIRIUS
and all those who lost their lives
as a result of the terrorist attack on
the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001


American Legion Post No. 8
New Rochelle Firing detail
Portion of the overflow crowd at
War Dog Memorial Celebration  6/23/02
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