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How a pear tree that survived 9/11 attacks is giving hope to many

Posted at 7:37 AM, Sep 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-11 09:24:17-04

FLUSHING, Queens––Apple trees may be more common in New York, after all it is the Big Apple. But one pear tree is getting much attention while helping to bring together a community.

Students from John Bowne High School in Flushing, Queens have embraced the seedlings of a 9/11 survivor tree and planted them in a special garden.