“I didn't even think twice.”

For nearly twenty years, Umberto Joseph DeJesus has worked as an EMT and physician assistant in emergency rooms around New York City. September 11, 2001 was his day off.

At StoryCorps, Umberto talks to his wife, Nancy Cardona, about going to Ground Zero as a volunteer.

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Recorded in New York City, New York
Produced by Anita Rao
Facilitated by Gaspar Caro
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