LISTEN: 9/11 survivors from World Trade Center met for the first time at Cards game

They both live in the St. Louis area now and came to realize they were on the same floor of the second tower that was hit on Sept. 11.

September 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS (KNOU) — Jason Jenson and Krista Salvatore had never met before the St. Louis Cardinals held a pregame ceremony in their honor on September 11, 2018 at Busch Stadium.

It was supposed to be a day to share with their families and friends on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on our country. Both Jenson and Salvatore lived in the St. Louis area: Jenson, a Collinsville native... Salvatore, originally from Tampa.

Related: Watch Jack Buck's Post-9/11 speech and poem at Busch Stadium

Both were 9/11 survivors.

As it turns out, they had even more in common than they ever imagined.

"I (met) with her and said: '61st floor,'" Jenson recalled. "And she said: 'Oh my gosh. I was there, too.'"

Hear their stories of escaping the second tower after it was hit, trying to contact loved ones – and how their lives have changed since that day. Take a listen in the audio at the top of this page.

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