Paying respects on Sept. 11, 19 years later


Last updated 9/17/2020 at 10:16am

Brian Soergel

Hunter Jernigan visited the 9-11 Memorial at the Edmonds Firefighters Memorial Park before his shift driving for King County Metro.

Although there was no in-person ceremony at the 9-11 memorial in Edmonds due to the coronavirus pandemic, visitors made their way to the Edmonds Firefighters Memorial Park throughout the day on Sept. 11 to pay their respects.

Hunter Jernigan, who lives in Northgate, stopped by in the early afternoon before his shift driving a bus for King County Metro. He said he makes it a point to visit a 9-11 memorial every year, which have included the Kitsap 9/11 Memorial in Bremerton and South King Fire and Rescue 9/11 Memorial in Federal Way.

"I have to come pay my respects," he said. "I've never bee...

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