Heroic Firefighter's Story Summary

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In the article, Heroic Firefighter’s Story, published by ABC News, the author focuses on the story of a particular firefighter who risked and lost his own life in attempt to rescue victims stuck inside the World Trade Center during 9/11, Timothy Stockpole. The article first introduces us to Stockpole by presenting a background of him, describing a life-threatening incident he first had while stuck in a burning house 3 years before his actual death. Then, it continues to explain what happened to him as he attended his (unknowingly) last day of work, while going into detail about what happened soon after his death, such as the fact that 10,000 people showed up at his funeral. The tone of this article could be described as melancholic, because

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