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The "Survivor Tree"


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Animae C (507)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 5:48 pm
Ohhhh my goodness, that was sooooo beautiful!!!!
i'm crying sad & happy tears......

Thank You Deborah

Animae C (507)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 5:50 pm
But i think they should instal a plaque maybe for international visitors who don't know.

Glennis W (393)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 6:16 pm
Just so beautiful Thank you for caring and sharing Deborah

Glennis W (393)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 6:17 pm
So adorable. Beautiful video. Thank you for caring and sharing Deborah.

Beryl Ludwig (79)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 6:27 pm
A wonderful symbol of the survivors and a memorial for those lost. So many ways that it shows its beauty. It brought tears to my eyes too.

Thank you Deborah.
True AniMae, there should be a plaque for people who never heard about it. It is definitely deserving of one.

Wendi M (9)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 6:31 pm
TYFS Noted
Such an important living piece of history and the story of its origins bring told on such an important day

MmAway M (519)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 7:42 pm
This was from Animae...I have so many messages
I watched the towers come done, my heart heartsl

May all of you watch a bit of history and tears

by Scott Elliott E-mail

For a few years, the 9/11 Survivor Tree was lost.

Well, not really lost. Richie Cabo, horticulturalist for the Parks Department, knew exactly where it was. Since shortly after 9/11/01, he had been taking loving care of the Callery pear tree at a nursery in the Bronx. But Ron Vega of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum had no idea where the tree was. And he wanted to bring it home.

Vega had heard rumors of the Survivor Tree’s existence from co-workers. Its story had taken on almost mythic proportions: the last living thing to come out of the rubble of Ground Zero, a charred stump that, to an untrained eye, looked dead. Apparently, someone from some governmental agency was taking care of the tree, although no one knew who or where. Eventually, after a lot of asking around, Vega tracked down the Survivor Tree and set in motion its second act.

“The 9/11 Survivor Tree” story will ultimately become part of a feature-length documentary, “The Trees,” about the design and construction of the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Visit the film’s Kickstarter campaign to learn more."

Thank you "D" you never forward news and ANIMAE sent this to me. U know I am watching ~ I was ....No one knows

MmAway M (519)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 7:44 pm
Aww Absolute perfection Deborah!

Andrea Good (53)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 8:22 pm
Thank you, Animae! I posted this on my facebook page, "The story sent to me by one of my dear Care2 friends, Animae."

MmAway M (519)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 8:35 pm
OK not tracking anymore! May you guys have a perfect week...

THANK you Deborah

MmAway M (519)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 9:43 pm
Hope this is a live like Deborah

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Post above me gone. I will post this live link on your page dear one! TY! Big Hugs

Mandi T (366)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 9:51 pm
Ty Deborah and aniMae for the forward.

Rose Becke (141)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 9:56 pm

jan l (89)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 10:48 pm
ty for forwarding the note to me Animae. i've chosen to 'rent' the streaming from Amazon that will play 9/12/16. i hadn't heard nor read of the Survivor Tree ~ how absolutely beautiful. Like the phoenix rising from ashes, the Tree chose Life, with the skilled hands and care of Richie Cabo. The Tree must have the placquard that depicts the story. Otherwise, the tree will look as though it is any part of the landscaping. Like each person effective, locally or nationwide, we each have our charred marks in our hearts of that day. The Tree needs that placquard of distinction, along with heartfelt gratitude of Mr. Cabo for recognizing that oftentimes, Life lies stronger in the roots of living matter. i think i'll go plant a Butterfly Rewards tree in Mr. Cabo's honor. Thanks again -- blessings to you! jan.

MmAway M (519)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 10:50 pm
TY guys not tracking

Kerstin Strobl (123)
Monday September 12, 2016, 1:44 am
thank you for sharing Animae

Cheryl A (18)
Monday September 12, 2016, 2:32 am
Thanks Deborah. I enjoyed this article...peace.

Ben O (135)
Monday September 12, 2016, 2:39 am
Thank you!

Nita L (127)
Monday September 12, 2016, 3:28 am
What an inspiring story. I made me cry tears of joy and sadness too AniMae.
I shared to get the story out in the world.
Thank you Deborah for posting and thank you AniMae for sharing.

Edwin M (346)
Monday September 12, 2016, 3:55 am
"resurgam ex cineribus" (I will rise from the ashes) Thank you Deborah and thank you AniMae for the forward.

Past Member (0)
Monday September 12, 2016, 4:10 am
Thanks Deborah for posting and Animae for bring it to my awareness.
That is very impressive, heartwarming and important too I think, because I see it as a sign for everybody never to give up - how broken he ever may be! I remember clearly what I felt as 9/11 happened - I was at work as a collegue came in and urged me to come to the tv at our press-office. We all sat there breathless and couldn't believe what we saw...
I hope this tree will stand strong and tall in peace as long as possible!

Gloria p (304)
Monday September 12, 2016, 4:50 am
I like no plaque because nature wants to be silent so we should learn to be like that as well.

The You Tube format of the video works better.

Pat B (356)
Monday September 12, 2016, 5:03 am
Wonderful story!

Thanks, Deborah for sharing, and Animae for sharing FW.

Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Monday September 12, 2016, 5:03 am
No plaque is perfect...natural. Beautiful story, thanks. Thank you Animae for the forward.

Terrie Williams (798)
Monday September 12, 2016, 6:48 am
Thank you for this, I have no words. Thanks for the forward, AniMae.

Winn Adams (179)
Monday September 12, 2016, 6:50 am
I watched a lot of 9/11 stories on the History Channel yesterday and look forward to this story in the future. It's an inspiration for all people no matter who you are or where you live. Thanks AniMae!

Barbara Y (47)
Monday September 12, 2016, 7:10 am
Thank you AniMae... I really enjoyed watching this, just beautiful!

Sheryl G (359)
Monday September 12, 2016, 10:52 am
Thanks so much for sharing this story Deborah and to Animae for pointing it out to me. May she live a long life and continue to spread hope everywhere.

I have mixed emotions about a plaque, because according to the video people who are intune seem to just "know" how special the tree is, others may of now learned about the tree. A plaque could draw unwanted attention to the tree with vandals using the tree to make a symbolic statement. So although nice to explain how important the tree is there is always that flip side.

Beth M (138)
Monday September 12, 2016, 1:06 pm

Kathleen Mireault (210)
Monday September 12, 2016, 3:40 pm
Thank you for sharing, Deborah and all C2 members who sent forwards to my mailbox. An amazing, beautiful and touching video!

Vivian B (169)
Monday September 12, 2016, 4:52 pm
Reminds me of the Survivor Tree that is in OKC, OK! That tree was right out front when the bomb went off in OKC !

Anna P (97)
Monday September 12, 2016, 4:55 pm
Thank you for sharing Deborah.

Glennis W (393)
Monday September 12, 2016, 5:41 pm
Beautiful article. Beautiful tree. Thank you for caring and sharing Deborah

Glennis W (393)
Monday September 12, 2016, 5:41 pm
May it shine for many years.great article. Thank you for caring and sharing Deborah

Mitchell D (82)
Monday September 12, 2016, 6:51 pm
Thank you!

Dawnie W (250)
Monday September 12, 2016, 11:29 pm

Thank you Rosie for sharing this inspirational story about this wonderful tree, may it bring comfort and peace to many people. ❤️

💕💛ღ❤️Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ💕♥L💜ve, Hugs and Peace go with you all♥💕Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ❤️ღ💛💕

Dawnie W (250)
Monday September 12, 2016, 11:35 pm

Thank you Deborah, I got this from Rosie and presumed it was her post. So sorry once again.
A really lovely story of an amazing tree. ❤️

Veerle D (153)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 12:16 am
Thanks for sharing!

Joanne p (13)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 2:37 am

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 7:48 am
thanks AniMae for the fwd and Deborah for posting - an absolutely amazing story and TREE....

Cyn F (137)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 11:11 am
Noted. Ty

S J (130)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 5:04 pm
thank you Deborah and Ted for fwd

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Wednesday September 14, 2016, 1:33 am
Amazing! Thanks Deborah and Rosie.

Leo C (312)
Wednesday September 14, 2016, 6:33 am
Thank you for posting!

Barbara A (0)
Friday September 16, 2016, 9:31 pm

Charmaine Shannon (38)
Sunday September 18, 2016, 4:58 pm
WOW !!!!! This is "AMAZING" !!!!

Thank-You for this Awareness ....... "BEAUTIFUL" !!!!

Wendi M (9)
Monday September 19, 2016, 10:23 am
TYFS Noted
So beautiful maybe there is hope

Lenore K (0)
Tuesday September 20, 2016, 2:11 pm

Darren Woolsey (218)
Thursday October 6, 2016, 1:23 am
Beautiful and poignant story.
Trees are magnificent!

Tania N (883)
Wednesday October 19, 2016, 4:22 am
Beautiful. thanks for sharing

Charmaine M (11)
Sunday October 23, 2016, 1:48 pm
noted and shared!

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Charmaine M (11)
Sunday October 23, 2016, 1:51 pm

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