Jon Stewart Fight Back Tears When He Receives 9-11 Responders’ Gift

Comedian Jon Stewart usually makes people laugh till their sides split, but he was brought to tears by an incredible gift from firefighters.

Just before he could testify at a judicial committee over congress’s failure to ensure a 9/11 victims’ compensation fund never runs out, he was given the turnout coat of legendary firefighter Ray Pfeifer who died due to 9/11 related cancer.

He then went on to give a fiery testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, it was passed unanimously by the panel.

Pfeifer had died back in 2017 and Stewart had given the eulogy.

Verse of the Day

[The Birth of Jesus Foretold] In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” — Luke 1:26-28 (NIV)


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