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Columbia, South Carolina / Fire Truck / NYPD Replacement #653549

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 22, 2001
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Columbia, SC: Kerry Sanders) The purchase by Columbia, SC, school children of a fire truck for the New York Fire Department to replace one lost during the September 11 attack on America and fulfill a promise made over 100 years before featured. [7th grader Anna HYDER - says she is proud that children can make a difference.] [White Knoll Middle School principal Dr. Nancy TURNER - says she never knew how generous the community was.] [Student Sally MILLS - says her family knew they could make a difference.] [Two STUDENTS - talk about repaying the debt.] [New York fire department Captain Thomas GIORDANO - says he wants to shake every child's hand.] [Columbia, SC, fire department Chief John JANSEN - says nobody could write a better ending to the story.]

Sanders, Kerry;
Seigenthaler, John

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