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Book recounts Inverness 9/11 victim’s triumph over mental illness

Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Chicago — After Inverness native Mari-Rae Sopper was killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, dozens of lovely tribute stories were written about her life. The 35-year-old had just quit her job as a Navy JAG Corps attorney and was on her way to California to start a new job […]

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Fort Hood Dedicates Room to Vietnam War and 9/11 Hero Rick Rescorla

Tiffany Pelt KCEN TV To see a video of the Rescorla Room, please click here. This is the story of a hero. It’s also a story about love. Susan Rescorla will have hip surgery soon, but despite her difficulty walking with a cane, she made the flight to Fort Hood. “I wouldn’t miss this for the world,” […]

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Mother of NYPD cadet who died on 9/11 calls out Bratton, wants police to ‘acknowledge the sacrifice’ her son gave

Rocco Parascandola, Molly Crane-Newman, Tina Moore New York Daily News A mother who says her son was an NYPD cadet when he died responding to the 9/11 terror attacks called out the city’s top cop at police headquarters Monday and demanded that her son be recognized as a fallen hero. “You are my NYPD, and my son was […]

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