|City of Ponce, Puerto Rico Honors Carlos Lillo|
On Monday September 10, 2012, Carlos Lillo’s birth place and hometown the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico unanimously passed a resolution to honor the memory and the sacrifice Carlos demonstrated during the events of 9/11. “The whole town of Ponce was not aware of Carlos bravery and ultimate sacrifice” commented Alexander Bravo who was a key person that took the initiative to honor Carlos’ memory after Cheo Rodriguez, a childhood friend of Carlos mentioned to him that he couldn’t understand why the city of Ponce have not honor Carlos for what he did. “Now we are learning more about him and let see what next year is going to bring” said Alexander. He also said “My full admiration to Carlos’ legacy and to me it was a great honor to let more people in his hometown learn more about Carlos story”.
The ceremony took place in Ponce’s city hall and was represented by Carlos' aunts Felita, Tere, and uncle Herminio Rodriguez. They were honor and humble to be partakers of this ceremony to honor their nephew and to see Ponce recognize one of their heroes.
by Cesar Lillo