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Date: 09/21/2001 11:56 PM EDT
From: Retired New York City Policeman
To: President George W. Bush
Subject: Inspiring Speech

 President Bush shows the badge from a police officer who was killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack during his address to Congress and the nation from the Capitol Sept.20. White House photo by Eric Draper.

Dear Mr. President,

As a loyal American and a retired New York City Policeman (35 years experience), I was very inspired by your speech tonight. I was especially touched by your remembrance of P.O. George Howard. Although I did not know him, I have special feelings for officers that I had the privilege of working with, including those of which I had no personal contact. God Bless America.

Retired New York City Policeman

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