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September 11: From fireman to priest

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The story of Tom Colucci

Tom Colucci was a captain in the New York Fire Department. On September 11, 2001, he participated in the rescue operations, and that day changed his life forever.
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“I saw the worst of humanity that day, but I also saw the best of humanity that day.”

Hundreds of people went to help the rescue efforts: “They are the body of Christ! God was definitely with us on that day.”

He decided to become a priest to continue serving and saving people, body and soul.

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