Arlington firefighter Aaron Boede, 30 (left), and acting Capt. Greg Koontz with a steel beam that was recovered from ground zero after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. A memorial display at Arlington’s Fire Station 46 is visible from the street and open to the public. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Arlington firefighter Aaron Boede, 30 (left), and acting Capt. Greg Koontz with a steel beam that was recovered from ground zero after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. A memorial display at Arlington’s Fire Station 46 is visible from the street and open to the public. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Firefighters help today’s kids understand the meaning of 9/11

In Arlington, students can see and touch a 13-foot steel beam recovered from the World Trade Center.

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