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Freshman Class First to be Born Post-9/11

Sep. 12, 2016
Manual High School students visit with a reporter from 9news

Story credit: Kerry Leary, 9News

Three freshman at Manual High School sat down with 9News reporter Kyle Clark on Friday, Sept. 9, to talk about the 15 years that had passed since Sept. 11, 2001 – which incidentally was the year all three students were born.

These students may not have an answer to “where were you on 9/11?”, but they understand and recognize the importance of that day in American history as all three are members of the JROTC program at Manual. Friday morning, these cadets participated in a ceremony to honor those who were lost on 9/11. Olivia Gillespie, Hakeem Henderson and Zenique Padilla visited with Clark about a variety of social topics, including terrorism, social tensions, police relations and their perspectives on the world today.

Watch the full interview online here.