Category Archives: Families in the News

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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Marty Egan’s children appreciate 10th race honoring dad

Sean Egan, 20, and his sister Kerry, 18, are grateful for the chance to honor their father at the tenth annual Capt. Martin J. Egan, Jr. Memorial Run held last week on Staten Island, reported Jim Waggoner in the Staten Island Advance. “We’re really happy we’ve been able to do this for 10 years. Hopefully we’ll be […]

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