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Family Member Remembers the Past and Builds the Future

Matthew Crawford

Matthew Crawford’s father, Robert James Crawford was a firefighter with the FDNY Safety Battalion. Before he started volunteering as a guide for the 9/11 Tribute Center, Matthew had never visited the 9/11 Memorial. “I’m not an anniversary person,” he explains. “Every year, on 9/11, I’ll go off by myself, hike, fish and commune with my […]

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2013 Day of Service & Remembrance

USS NEW YORK crew receives new children’s bikes assembled by 9/11 Tribute Center volunteers at the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance event.

Employees from companies affected by the attacks of 9/11 came together to remember their friends and colleagues, celebrating the spirit of community on September 26, 2013. 600 volunteers joined the 9/11 Tribute Center, assembling 400 bicycles for children of active military in observance of National 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance. The special event, held […]

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Online Exhibits of 9/11 Story Albums

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Over the years, the 9/11 Tribute Center has been dedicated to collecting “The stories of 9/11, told by those who were there.” At the heart of the 9/11 Tribute Center are the hundreds of oral histories that we have recorded and collected. This fall, we announce a new initiative of a series of compelling, thematic […]

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