Category Archives: 9/11 Community

PBS 9/11 story reunites East Lansing economist who survived the attacks with New Yorker who comforted him

Patrick Anderson, an economist from Michigan who was staying in 3 World Trade Center (the Marriott Hotel) on September 11, 2001, participated in a PBS show that reunited him with Emily Maroney, a woman who helped him that day, reports Judy Putnam in the Lansing State Journal.

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Newlyweds who lost their legs in Boston Marathon bombing have found a surprising way to heal

Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes were very happy on the morning of April 15, 2013, as they stood at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A terrorist bomb took a leg from each of them that day, reports Allison Klein for the Washington Post.  Complications later caused Jessica to have the other leg amputated […]

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Death of 9/11 hero Lt. Edward Meehan, ret. FDNY

Retired FDNY Lieutenant Edward Meehan has died of cancer he contracted while working at the site of the former World Trade Center in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, reports Ray O’Hanlon for the Irish Echo. Lt. Meehan was 59 and began his career at Ladder 45 in July, 1983. He also worked at Ladder 23. His final […]

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