Governor Herbert Issues Call for Kindness to Remember 9/11

Utah Governor Gary Herbert issued a call for kindness leading up to September 11th along with his announcement that flags should be lowered throughout the state. “September 11th, 2001 was one of the darkest days in the history of this country,” says Governor Herbert. “Many innocent lives were lost and countless others were forever changed, yet an unprecedented spirit of service emerged and brought with it great healing for our nation.” Governor Herbert continued with a “request that all Utahns seek to perform acts of kindness as a mark of respect and remembrance. We also extend our deep appreciation to the service members who continue to defend our freedoms and fight terrorism at home and abroad.” Sunday marked 15 years since the terror attack on American soil in which the twin towers were struck and collapsed killing and wounding thousands.

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.