Description Blue prize ribbon button with "#1 Dad" printed on the button and with colorful stars printed on the ribbon. The button was left at the 9/11 Memorial in memory of Michael Taddonio.
Historical Notes Rockville Centre, Long Island, native Michael Taddonio lived in Huntington with his three children. He enjoyed New York Jets games with his brother. Like his father and his grandfather, Michael built a career in finance. He worked as a bond broker at Euro Brokers. On September 11, after the South Tower was hit, Michael called his mother from its 91st floor to send love to his family. He was 39 years old.
Curator's Comment This button, along with other tribute items, was left on the S31 parapet of the South Pool on the Memorial Plaza for Michael Taddonio on the 12th anniversary, September 11, 2013. HIDE