WTC United Family Group Memorial (East Orange)
Below are various photos or the "Remembrance and Rebirth" Essex County September 11th Memorial, also known as the WTC United Family Group Memorial.
Bronze book with the names of Essex County, New Jersey citizens lost in the September 11th attack. The statue "Gabrielle" holding the teddy bear was modeled after the artist's daughter.
"With deepest gratitude from the people of Essex County, New Jersey in memory of the 23 New York City Police Officers, 37 Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Officers and Emergency Medical Services Personnel who sacrificed their lives."
"With deepest gratitude from the people of Essex County, New Jersey in memory of the 343 New York City Firefighters who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty on September 11, 2001."
“The boy is symbolic of the next generation, the one taking over from his father, the lantern looking out toward the city is symbolic of holding out hope and remembrance” - Patrick Morelli