11 Facts About 9/11

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1. On September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people were killed, 400 were police officers and firefighters, in the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in NYC, at the Pentagon building in Washington, D.C., and in a plane crash near Shanksville, PA. 2. 9/11 was not the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. … Continued

Our Beacon of Hope

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Superstorm Sandy – a natural disaster of virtually unprecedented proportions –devastated communities along the eastern seaboard. Thousands were left too long without power, heat, and water; many lost homes, and far too many, their lives. I was lucky. I had left my Battery Park City apartment on Oct. 28, under a mandatory evacuation order and … Continued

September 11th Fast Facts

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On September 11, 2001, 19 men hijack four fuel-loaded commercial airlines bound for west coast destinations. This terrorist attack on the United States is orchestrated by al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. A total of 2,977 people are killed in New York City, Washington, DC and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in the worst terrorist attack … Continued