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9/11 Memorial Hill Climb honors fallen and promotes unity


Last updated 9/11/2017 at Noon

Participants in last year's 9/11 Memorial Hill Climb make their way up Monserate Mountain. Shane Gibson photo

Hundreds of hikers will scale Monserate Mountain the morning of Sept. 9 as participants in the seventh annual 9/11 Memorial Hill Climb, an event that honors firefighters and law enforcement officers who gave their lives trying to rescue people in the World Trade Center immediately following the

Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City in 2001.

An informational flyer promoting the 9/11 Memorial Hill Climb, a fundraiser that benefits the National Fallen Firefights Foundation and Homes for Our Troops, states "we climb because they climbed."

The Fallbrook Firefighters A...

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