Linda Beecher is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and serves as the ALA Suffolk County Chaplain.
On Sept. 11, 2001, Linda was an EMT with NYFD, as well as a single mom with four adult children, including a daughter, Cathi, who was a paramedic and a son who was an EMT.
Linda normally worked nights, but on that morning, she received a call for assistance. She, her son and daughter all headed to the World Trade Center site to see how they could help. That morning, Linda served as a liaison between chiefs in the field and dispatchers. On Sept. 14 she began working in the morgue and continued doing so until May of 2002.
August 20th, 2021 | Season 911 | 20 mins 52 secs
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Bonus Tango Alpha Lima podcast episodes from The American Legion in honor of the 20th Anniversary of 9/11. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.