Westport hosting 9/11 exhibit

Westport is hosting a special exhibit dedicated to the the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.

The late Eric Von Schmidt's "Spirit of September 11th" is on loan at the Westport Town Hall lobby.

The painting portrays fallen members of the New York Fire Department digging through the rubble of the World Trade Center.

The president of the local historical society believes the artist, who was a Westport resident, was trying to honor those who gave their lives to save others.

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