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Andruzzi Remembers 9/11 With Brothers & Patriots

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Former New England Patriots guard Joe Andruzzi, second from left, his three New York City firefighter brothers, and his father, a former New York City police officer, are honored before an NFL preseason football game between the Patriots and New York Giants in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Former New England Patriots guard Joe Andruzzi, second from left, his three New York City firefighter brothers, and his father, a former New York City police officer, are honored before an NFL preseason football game between the Patriots and New York Giants in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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BOSTON (CBS) – Former Patriot Joe Andruzzi was at the dentist when he heard about the jets hitting the two World Trade Center towers.

Read: 9/11: 10 Years Later

That got him quickly out of his chair, with three New York City firefighters as brothers. One, was on the 27th floor of the north tower, when the south tower fell.

WBZ’S Rod Fritz reports

Joe Andruzzi talked with WBZ’S Drew Moholland, about the work of his brothers, what it was like getting back on the football field after 9/11 and who his heroes are.

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