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GALLERY: First Responders Last Call Memorial bell dedicated

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    The bronze bell at the memorial honoring first responders at Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania. A dedication ceremony was held Monday and the bell was struck for the first time honoring those who responded to Sept. 11 as well as all first responders.

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    A flag hangs above the bell at the memorial, with the beam pointing to the World Trade Center in New York City.

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    Sylvania mayor Craig Stough holds a newspaper with photographs of local U.S. military personnel killed in the 10 years after September 11, 2001.

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    The Last Call bell after the ceremony.

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    The Sylvania Northview High School marching band performing at the event.

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    Brock Maddux, 3, wearing the hat of his father, Sylvania Township Fire Department Jeremy Maddux, after the ceremony.

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    A man observers a moment of silence at the special dedication ceremony.

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    The finished bell.

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    The Sylvania Township Police Department honor guard, left, and Sylvania Town Crier Michael Lieber, right, during Sylvania Police Chaplain Richard Ketterman's invocation.

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    The Last Call Bell special dedication ceremony at the first responders memorial in Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania.

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    Shirley Merritt of Springfield Township, front, and Susan Kanwal of Sylvania Township after the ceremony. Kanwal is president of the ProMedica Flower Hospital auxiliary board. The board donated money for this project.

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A 250-pound custom bell, which hangs at the 911 First Responders Last Call Memorial, located at Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania, was rung for the first time Monday during an annual Sept. 11 ceremony.

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