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Ceremony keeps alive the memory of Todd Ouida, who was killed on 9/11

The sixth annual Todd Ouida Children’s Foundation Conference was held at Montclair State University on May 11th. More than 300 mental healthcare professionals attended to learn about childhood anxiety. The foundation and conference honor Todd Ouida, who was killed at Cantor Fitzgerald atop the North Tower of the World Trade Center in the terrorist attacks of […]

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Butler County students raise funds for Flight 93 National Memorial

Children from Haine Middle School in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania raised $1,003 for the Flight 93 National Memorial’s Tower of Voices, reports Patrick Buchnowski in the Tribune Democrat. The Tower of Voices will be a 93-foot-high tower containing 40 wind chimes — one for each passenger and crewmember of Flight 93, who were killed by terrorists in the attacks […]

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9/11 hero Welles Crowther, ‘the man in the red bandanna,’ still inspires others to do good

People magazine is joining the Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust and the American Heroes Channel to honor Welles Remy Crowther, who is credited with saving as many as 18 people in the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, reports K.C. Baker in People. Crowther, 24, known as “the man with the red bandanna”, was […]

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