9/11 survivor to MTI students: 'Never let your guard down'

jbartolone@bradenton.comSeptember 11, 2013 

Johnny Schroeder, 53, a former New York City firefighter, attends the "Lakewood Ranch Remembers 9-11" ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at the Manatee Technical Institute East Campus in Lakewood Ranch. JASON BARTOLONE/Bradenton Herald

LAKEWOOD RANCH ­-- Retired New York City firefighter, Bradenton resident and 9/11 survivor Garrett Lindgren spoke to Manatee Technical Institute students at the school's East Campus during Wednesday's "Lakewood Ranch Remembers 9-11" ceremony.

In the attached video, Lindgren gives his advice to the MTI students who will go on to careers as first responders.

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