Category Archives: Families in the News

Can a single memento define the life of a 9/11 victim?

Karina Bland, The Arizona Republic Donna Bird has a decision to make, one she has been putting off for close to 13 years. Her husband, Gary Bird, was in New York on business on September 11, 2001, when first one plane and then another struck the World Trade Center. Gary was on the 99th floor […]

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A 9/11 ‘Miracle’ for Family of Fallen Firefighter

Michael Boyle, a city firefighter who died on 9/11, and his niece, Amanda. Mary Lynch

By Murray Weiss DNA Info NEW YORK CITY — James Boyle’s son, Michael, was a New York City firefighter who died on September 11, 2001. The memory of his son weighed on his heart so heavily in the years since the terror attack that Boyle, 75, a former firefighter union president, never thought there would […]

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On 9/11 anniversary, brother reflects on sister’s death on hijacked Flight 93

Robert Marisay

By Hilary Butschek Marrietta Daily Journal East Cobb’s Robert Marisay believes his sister was one of the passengers who tried to retake control of an airplane hijacked on 9/11. Marisay said he is proud of his sister, Georgine Corrigan, and the way she died. She was aboard United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001, […]

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