Battalion Chief John Moran was injured, but survived, the Father's Day explosion of an Astoria hardware store that left three other firefighters dead.

John had 2 sons,Ryan, 7, and Dylan, 4.

The couple met on 48th Street in Manhattan, outside Ladder Co. 4, 11 years to the day of the attack. "Sept. 11 of 1990, I was stood up on a date,