Surviving workers from Windows on the World start new restaurant


OPERATIONS TO ENSURE ALL REQUIRED FIREFIGHTING AND LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT, ARE ON BOARD. >>>TONIGHT, A VERY DIFFERENT KIND OF 9/11 STORY. WORKERS WHO ONCE HELPED RUN THE WINDOWS ON THE WORLD RESTAURANT ON TOP OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER, TOGETHER AGAIN AT A RESTAURANT CALLED COLORS. ACTUALLY IT IS MORE THAN A RESTAURANT, IT IS LIKE A SCHOOL, FOR HOSPITALITY WORKERS. THIS UNIQUE OPERATION RISING FROM THE ASHES, OF WHAT THEY ALL ONCE HAD. HERE IS SETH. >>Reporter: EVERY GOOD MEAL STARTS WITH SOLID INGREDIENTS. JUST LIKE HOW EVERY FAMILY, IS BOUND BY THE INDIVIDUALS. THESE INDIVIDUALS, ARE GATHERING ON THIS DAY, JUST LIKE THEY HAVE FOR 18 YEARS. A FAMILY FOREVER CONNECTED, BY 9/11. AT A PLACE FOUNDED BY SURVIVING EMPLOYEES, OF THE WINDOWS ON THE WORLD RESTAURANT, WHICH SAT AT THE TOP OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER’S NORTH TOWER. >>WE HAD THE I DON’T KNOW, THE LUCK OF BEING ON TOP OF MANHATTAN OF LOOKING DOWN AT THE ONE OF THE GREATEST CITIES IN THE WORLD. >>I SEE THE TWO TOWERS IN MY MIND AND I LOOK OUT, AND I KNOW THEY ARE STILL THERE. MY FRIENDS ARE THERE AND THOSE TOWERS ARE STILL THERE IN MY MEMORY. >>Reporter: THIS HAS A PROJECT BY ROCK UNITED, RESTAURANT OPPORTUNITY CENTERS, A NONPROFIT GROUP THAT FIGHTS TO INCREASE WAGES AND IMPROVE CONDITIONS FOR RESTAURANT WORKERS, NATIONWIDE. THE FOLKS HERE BELIEVE THIS IS THE WAY TO HONOR THE LEGACY, FOR THE FRIENDS THEY LOST SUNDAY. >>SO AMAZING TO SEE SINCE 9/11, THIS PHOENIX THAT HAS ARISEN FROM THE ASHES. OVER TIME THE RESTAURANT TURNED INTO A SCHOOL. WE HAVE TRAINED WORKERS OF COLOR, FORMERLY INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS, IMMIGRANTS, WOMEN. >>Reporter: IT WAS LIKE HEALING FOR ME, BECAUSE WE, AND WE GATHER THERE. WE START TALKING. ALL THE SURVIVORS AND THE FAMILY OF THE ONES THAT HAVE BEEN LOS

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