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A 9/11 widow’s advice to the most recent victims of terrorism and violence

Alissa Torres was seven-and-a-half-months pregnant on September 11, 2001, when she lost her husband, Luis Eduardo Torres, 31, in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. She offers advice to the victims of more recent terror attacks in Salon magazine on Sunday, December 6, 2015.

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For Survivors of Paris Attacks, Mental Scars May Outlast Wounds

Liz Alderman, who lost her son Peter C. Alderman in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, and who founded the Peter C. Alderman Foundation in his honor, writes in the New York Times on November 30, 2015 about the 413 wounded survivors of the Paris attacks — and the unwounded survivors. The Peter C. Alderman […]

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Paris attack victims remembered at September 11 memorial ceremony

“We stand here in solidarity, remembering how France stood next to us saying ‘We are New York. We are American,’ after 9/11,” Craig Stapleton, former U.S. ambassador to France, told the crowd at the National September 11th Memorial plaza. On November 17, 2015, Newsday published  an article by Maria Alvarez about the remembrance ceremony held […]

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