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Senior Choir, Holy Family Students Honor Heroes in September 11 Ceremony

How did you commemorate the day?

For the heroes / For the patriots / For the soldiers / For all the pioneers.

I will always be / An American / And I will always / Cry American tears.

Students at in Rochester Hills commemorated September 11 with a special song, a special ceremony — and some special guests.

The American House Choir, which includes about 25 senior residents of facilities in Oakland County, sang patriotic songs for the students; they also presented the school with a commemorative September 11 "heroes" flag.

The students then sang a patriotic song — "American Tears." 

Dan Greig is director of the American House Choir, which planned to travel to several locations to perform on Tuesday. 

Lori Ann Karam September 12, 2012 at 01:34 PM
Having been a part of the HFRS family for 9 years, I can tell you that this song brings me to tears every time I hear it. To have children sing in their beautiful, innocent voices about our heroes is incredibly moving. What a wonderful way to honor the heroes and lost American lives on 9/11.
Julie Topoleski September 12, 2012 at 01:42 PM
The video is beautiful! What a wonderful way to remember Sept. 11th.
Teresa Harrell September 16, 2012 at 03:24 PM
I really appreciate the work our staff and teachers do at HFRS. I have been a part of this wonderful school for 5 yrs and it just gets better and better.
Linda September 24, 2012 at 04:50 PM
The American House Choir sings beautifully! This keeps all of our great songs going on and on and on.

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