Marking Sept. 11: Fire Chief's Widow Still in Pain JoAnne Barbara lost her husband of 30 years, New York Assistant Fire Chief Gerard Barbara, in the Sept. 11 attacks. Three years later she has mixed emotions about the way New York and the nation commemorate the event. She speaks with NPR's Scott Simon.
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Marking Sept. 11: Fire Chief's Widow Still in Pain

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Marking Sept. 11: Fire Chief's Widow Still in Pain

Marking Sept. 11: Fire Chief's Widow Still in Pain

Marking Sept. 11: Fire Chief's Widow Still in Pain

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JoAnne Barbara lost her husband of 30 years, New York Assistant Fire Chief Gerard Barbara, in the Sept. 11 attacks. Three years later she has mixed emotions about the way New York and the nation commemorate the event. She speaks with NPR's Scott Simon.