September 11th 20th anniversary: How a Chicagoland firefighter traveled to Ground Zero to assist in rescue efforts

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**FOR USE AS DESIRED. COMPANION IMAGE NY223 FILE** THEN AND NOW. ONE IN A SERIES OF PHOTOS SHOWING IMAGES OF THE SEPT. 11, 2001, ATTACKS AND ITS AFTERMATH AND THE SAME SCENE SHOT BY THE SAME AP PHOTOGRAPHER IN JUNE 2006. With the skeleton of the World Trade Center twin towers in the background, New York City firefighters work amid debris on Cortlandt St. after the terrorist attacks in this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 file photo. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, FILE)

Chicago Fire Department reservist Bart McCartin joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to look back on the 9/11 terror attacks 20 years later and how he aided in rescue and recovery at Ground Zero alongside the New York Fire Department.

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