MANNY CRISOSTOMO/mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

On postcards that he bought at a souvenir kiosk, firefighter Michael Bartley described his feelings from ground zero to Erin Brittain, his girlfriend back home. Ten years later, they are married and have two daughters. Today, as they have done each Sept. 11 since, they'll sit together and read those postcards, one by one, in tribute to those who died.

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