9/11 Long Island Remembers: Remembering Glen Pettit

RONKONKOMA - Nearly a decade after Sept. 11, friends and family of News 12 Long Island cameraman and NYPD officer Glen Pettit remember his legacy. Pettit served as a News 12 photojournalist, volunteer firefighter with Ronkonkoma's Lakeland Fire Department and officer in the NYPD's video unit. At the World Trade Center on 9/11, Pettit was filming the towers while also helping fellow photographers and office workers get out of the buildings. "It's 10 years," his sister said. "And in some breaths, it seems like I haven't seen him run through the front door in like 50. And in other ways, it seems like I can hear him laughing." In his memory, his family has started a foundation that awards thousands of dollars in college scholarships to Long Island high school seniors.9/11 Long Island Remembers9/11 Long Island Remembers: Fighting for first responders

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