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Bingham Cup: Gay rugby player and September 11 hero Mark Bingham’s legacy

Mark Bingham, and his mum Alice Hoagland. Pics supplied by ABC Source: Supplied

By Staff News.com.au WHEN Alice Bingham received a phone call from her son Mark early on the morning of September 11, 2001, telling her the flight he was on from Newark to San Francisco had been hijacked, she was surprisingly calm. “I knew he would do the right thing,” she said. Alice remembers that phone […]

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Parents of 9/11 Victim Asia Cottom Honor Her with Book and Foundation

Asia Cottom

Broadway World When Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 after being hijacked, the world saw the outpouring of grief and support across America. However, for one family, the grief was intensely personal. Asia Cottom, 11, was one of three DC Public School students on the airplane when Flight 77 crashed that […]

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Annual Abington road race will honor veterans in September

By Cody Shepard The Patriot Ledger ABINGTON – Each year, a local foundation honors the troops and pays tribute to local veterans who have died. The 13th annual road race, walk and family day will be held mid-September this year. The Jeff Coombs Memorial Foundation, in memory of an Abington victim of the September 11, […]

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