Theresa Giammona spoke to her husband, Vincent Giammona, twice on the morning of September 11, 2001. The first was a call to plan the day. It was Vinny’s 40th birthday. A lieutenant in the fire department, he had just finished a 24-hour shift at Ladder Company 5 on Houston Street in Manhattan, and he stuck around longer at the firehouse so he could go for a run. More.
For Widow of Firefighter Who Died on September 11, the Race Is Finally Run