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Coloradans Remember 9/11: Firefighters Climb
On Sunday, 343 firefighters will climb the stairs of a downtown Denver high rise, honoring the firefighters who died in New York City 10 years ago. They’ll march the equivalent of 110 stories -- the height of the World Trade Center towers. Denver’s 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb started six years ago with a handful of local firefighters and the idea has caught on. This year 16,000 firefighters, and civilians, will climb worldwide. Ryan Warner speaks with one of the Denver climb's organizers, Oren Bersagel-Briese. The downtown stair climb is limited to 343 firefighters but there's a climb for the public at Red Rocks Ampitheatre. Click here for more information on the Red Rocks climb.
[Photo: Denver Memorial Stair Climb]