Park renamed, angel statue unveiled
John and Roxanna Green, parents of Christina-Taylor Green, speak to the Canyon Del Oro Little League players during the league’s opening ceremonies last Friday. During the ceremony, Field No. 1 was rededicated as Green Field and the statue, Freedom’s Steadfast Angel of Love, was unveiled.
Dallas Green, with his parents Roxanna and John, throws out the ceremonial first pitch during the opening ceremonies for the Canyon Del Oro Little League, last Friday.
Oro Valley maintenance workers install one of two boulders from Pennsylvania, where Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, around the Freedom’s Steadfast Angel of Love statue.
Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath unveils the sign dedicating the field during the opening ceremonies for the Canyon Del Oro Little League.
Freedom’s Steadfast Angel of Love is comprised of materials from all three Sept. 11 crash sites and is a replica of the statue at the three locations. Lei Hennessy-Owen was the artist.
A patch, made and worn in honor of Christina-Taylor Green, is worn on the sleeve of Little League players around the country.