BOATLIFT: 9/11 Heroes on the Water

The largest sea evacuation in history is one of the lesser known stories of 9/11. Nearly 500,000 civilians were rescued from Manhattan by boat in less than a day.

If you’ve never watched BOATLIFT, narrated by Tom Hanks, today is a good day to take 12 minutes and check it out…

BOATLIFT was executive produced by Stephen Flynn and Sean Burke and premiered on September 8th at the 9/11 Tenth Anniversary Summit: Remembrance/Renewal/Resilience in Washington.