NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Former WCBS anchor Pat Carroll remembers September 11, 2001 started out as “just a normal September morning, just another day.”
But when she went to Tom Kaminski for a traffic report from Chopper 88, she learned otherwise.READ MORE: R. Kelly Found Guilty Of All Counts In Sex Trafficking, Racketeering Trial
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“That was the beginning of it all. And I always feel this bond with Tom, because we kind of shared that moment together,” she says.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Mandate For New York City Teachers To Take Effect After Federal Appeals Court Lifts Temporary Ban
She and the rest of the WCBS team started reporting what they were seeing in real time and talking to people who lived and worked nearby.
“It was something that we must have been preparing for all our lives, but we had no way of knowing what to expect,” Carroll says. “I think we realized that we had a purpose, and that was to be of service, because we were able to do that on that day.”MORE NEWS: Police: Man Wanted For Groping Women Pushing Baby Strollers In Queens
“And it’s really like that on any day. We’re here to be of service,” she adds.