FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A piece of the terror attacks in New York City is now taking root in Fort Wayne.
A sapling from the only Callery Pear Tree to survive the attack was planted at the Fort Wayne Police and Firefighters Memorial on Well Street during a ceremony Tuesday.
Representatives from Fort Wayne went to a ceremony in Elkhart to receive the tree and bring it back to Fort Wayne.
Fort Wayne was one of 16 Indiana cities to get a tree this year.
There will be a fence and plaque installed to explain the significance of the tree.
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