John Napolitano Sr. — father of John P. Napolitano Jr., a New York City firefighter who perished in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 — recalled on Thursday how he learned of his son’s impact on others following his death.
“I found out so many things about him when he passed by the lives that he touched,” Napolitano remarked on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. “My son, there was never any bragging in him. He never told tales. He never patted himself on the back.”
He continued, “My son was never recovered. In October, we had a memorial service, and an elderly gentleman came up to me with tears in his eyes and he told me that he’s alive today because of my son… He had a heart attack, and this was when my son was with the Lakeland Fire Department, and my son… was the