Sculpture honors CSC staff’s heroism at World Trade Center

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Crowd at the dedication ceremony.

On Monday morning  “The Delaware Root,” from Delaware sculptor   Steve Tobin was unveiled at its new headquarters west of Wilmington. 

The Delaware Root will be the centerpiece of the new global headquarters and a reminder of the heroic acts of CSC employees on that day.

 On September 11, 2001, CSC staff escaped the 87th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center. All of the company’s employees on site that morning survived the attacks, despite being on the upper floors of the doomed building.

The Delaware Root casts a peace sign in its shadow, in remembrance of September 11

The Delaware Root casts a peace sign in its shadow, in remembrance of September 11th, representing gratitude for quick thinking, good fortune, and prayers for the many who lost their lives that day, a release stated. 

“Like so many around the world, CSC felt the impact of the attack on the World Trade Center in a way that is difficult to put into words,” stated Ward. “The Delaware Root is a way to honor the bravery of our employees that day and ensure that the values that led them to safety — leadership, courage, teamwork — are passed on to CSC employees for years to come.”

Steve Tobin, is a  sculptor working in monumental glass, bronze, steel, and clay. His art has appeared in major museums and collections around the world.

Employees who escaped the building, as well as government officials and CSC employees, were in attendance at the event.

CSC is a global incorporation and business services company that was founded in Wilmington as Delaware became the nation’s incorporation capital. 

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