It is one of many stories of heroism. This is the story of a young man who refused to let others around him die without first trying to help them himself. His name is Welles Crowther, and this is his story.
It is the photo that touched the hearts of every parent on the planet and every American in the country. It is of Robert Peraza, a former Norwich resident who lost his son, Robert David Peraza, in the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the moment he reads the name at the 9/11 Memorial in Manhattan.