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Woman Left in Tears Over Fireman's Incredible Tribute

On September 11th, first responders in New York City ran into burning skyscrapers to save lives. The elevators were down, but in full gear the firefighters faced the heat and raced up the flights of stairs without a thought to their own comfort or safety. One firefighter today wanted to pay tribute by understanding what they went through.

Jason Harding of Tennessee is a 33-year-old firefighter. He donned all of his protective gear and climbed 110 sets of stairs on a stair master machine in the gym. His hope was to honor his 'fallen brothers and sisters for 9/11.'

"This man asked if it was okay for him to climb 110 sets, fully suited, of stairs in honor of his fallen brothers and sisters for 9-11," wrote Lezlie Bauler, the gym receptionist, on her Facebook page. "Yes sir, you can.

"I am not one to get emotional, but a few tears were shed. Thank you for your services."

Bauler snapped a photo of the lone fireman in the gym on an intensely emotional workout. The photo has gone viral.

Harding has ducked the media, however. When contacted he only put out a statement that he 'was not looking for any self-recognition.'

Source: Mirror
Photo: Mirror, Facebook/Lezlie Bauler

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