Category Archives: 9/11 Community

A letter to the Orlando families from a September 11th widow

Dear Orlando Families, I write to you full of compassion for the grief you are enduring right now. When my husband was killed – murdered – in the World Trade Center, I too was flung into a spotlight I didn’t want, didn’t expect, didn’t know how to cope with. I had people, strangers, the whole […]

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9/11 firefighter laid to rest nearly 15 years after World Trade Center attacks

A funeral was held for Safety Battalion Chief Lawrence Stack, FDNY, nearly 15 years after he was killed while responding to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, reports Avianne Tan of ABC News. Chief Stack’s remains were never identified. His family hoped that they might be. When they recently discovered that the New […]

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NYPD officers hold funeral for 95-year-old retired detective, World War II veteran

Detective William Brown was a World War II veteran who retired from the NYPD in 1968 after 20 years of service. He died alone without next of kin recently, reported Tracee Carrasco of CBS New York. The NYPD officers of the 113th Precinct checked on him regularly, considered him a friend and gave him a […]

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