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An American flag hangs from the top of the Town Pavilion building for the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011.

An honor guard participates in the opening ceremony of the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011

Richmond, MIssouri chaplain Rob Kinnard holds out a piece of steel from the World Trade Center for firefighters to touch before they enter a stairwell in the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011.

Firefighters climb a stairwell  during the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011.

A firefighter is silhouetted against a window during the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011.

Firefighters take a break in a stairwell during the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011.

South Metro firefighter Edward DeLaney rests during the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011.

Firefighters wear badges of fallen firefighters during the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011.

Firefighters climb a stairwell during the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011.

Kansas City Kansas firefighter Jason Williams honors a picture of fallen firefighter Glenn Wilkinson in a stairwell during the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011.

I had the honor of photographing the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Town Pavilion building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri on September 11, 2011. 343 local firefighters climbed 110 floors of the skyscraper in remembrance of the 343 New York firefighters killed ten years ago in the World Trade Center. The event raised money for the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation.

-scott weaver

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One Response to 343

  1. jeffjacobsen says:

    Very touching and very well done, as usual.

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