Category Archives: Families in the News

Long Island Teens Turn 9/11 Grief into Positivity & Empowerment

Daniela Weinstein Long Island Press  Juliette Scauso transformed her bereavement into empowerment following a retreat with 60 young adults brought together in the most heartbreaking of ways—all lost a family member to an act of terrorism. Project Common Bond, as the symposium that includes young adults from around the world is called, was organized by Manhasset-based nonprofit Tuesday’s […]

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A Ride to Remember

Andrew Hackmack Long Island Herald Right on schedule, Michele Walsh Myers pulled up to the Seaford 9/11 Memorial on two wheels last Saturday afternoon. What she wasn’t expecting was everything that followed. Myers, 48, a Seaford native who now lives in Rochester, completed a 450-mile bicycle trip, called the Ride to Remember, from July 25 […]

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Sons of 9/11 victim grew up poor, and were never told they were worth $1m

Chris Spargo Almost 14 years after the horrific events of 9/11, three young men are finally getting their victims compensation money. Tyshawn Ward, Trent Ward and Dujon Holland failed to receive the $1million they were entitled to after their father John Holland was killed at the age of 30 while working in the kitchen […]

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