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Captain Shawn Marty accepts a note of thanks from Lily Burnett as children from Arizona Charter Academy deliver handwritten notes to public safety officials in Surprise on Friday. The school children, who ranged from second to third grade, dropped by Surprise Fire Station 305, where they got a tour, stickers and toy firefighter helmets.
A student reads his note thanking public safety workers for their service during and after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in Jordan Loring's third grade class at Arizona Charter Academy on Friday. Students wrote letters of thanks to local public safety officials and nominated one to deliver the notes to fire and police personnel.
Second- and third-grade students pose for a photo with Surprise Station 305 firemen Shawn Marty and Tom Flores Friday. Arizona Charter Academy children wrote letters of thanks to fire and police personnel for their service in wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. They then chose a group of students, seen here, to deliver the notes.