Video: The Man in the Red Bandanna

September, 11, 2013
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On the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, we resurface one of the most inspiring stories of courage from that day, and one that has a local angle (OTL video above, first aired in 2011).

Former Boston College lacrosse player Welles Crowther -- known by those he saved as the Man in the Red Bandanna -- led people to safety after the south tower of the World Trade Center was struck by a passenger jet. He lost his life that day as he was trying to lead people to safety.

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