By Militsa Brennan, Cuddy Valley
The spirit of this Mountain Community never ceases to amaze me, and this year’s 9/11 Ride To Remember was no exception. It was so wonderful to see so many patriotic faces! I, for one, am so grateful that we continue to carry on this tradition to ensure that, at least in our little corner of the world, we will never forget that tragic day 20 years ago.
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Right: On the morning of 9/11 2001, John Fuess grabbed an American flag, jumped on his horse Red and rode through Cuddy Valley, colors flying. On September 11, 2021, Fuess joined the locals who have been keeping alive the tradition he started. While it’s not safe for him to be on a horse now, he drove his ATV along with the other patriots.
After the historic ride by John Fuess through Cuddy Valley on September 11, 2001, Daisy Cuddy snapped this photo of him and his horse, Red.
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