Images of black smoke swallowing the space around him and mangled metal sticking out of the ground, are still carved into Alberto De La Rosa’s memory. “It’s a picture in my head, it’s like volcano. Everybody was crying, people were going crazy.” Most of us remember exactly where we were on September 11, 2001. That’s especially true for Alberto, a Springfield resident who was living in New York at the time, and raced to Ground Zero to help. More.
“Everything just disappeared”: First responder recalls memories of 9/11