9/11 family member Carmen Cecilio Hernández honored for office cleaning work after brother’s 9/11 death

Carmen Cecilio Hernández lost her brother in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. After the attacks, she cleaned offices all around Lower Manhattan.

She was recently named Downtown Manhattan’s top office cleaner at the 32BJ SEIU annual service worker awards.

Ms. Hernández currently works at the American Express Tower, a job she took not long after the attacks, reports Sydney Pereira of the Tribeca Patch

She says of her brother, “I feel that he gives me the strength every day to do what I have to do.”

This entry was posted in Families in the News. Bookmark the permalink.
  • One World Observatory

    Learn more about the One World Observatory complimentary ticket program.

  • Categories

  • From the Newsletter

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Remember those who have died of COVID-19

      March 4 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
    2. Sign up to read names at FDNY 343 Memorial Club September 11th Memorial Ceremony, Summerfield, FL

      March 17 @ 8:00 am - July 1 @ 5:00 pm
    3. Arlington Historical Society 9/11 Essay Contest for Grades 8-12

      April 8 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm
    4. 9/11 exhibit in Monmouth County, NJ seeks stories of 9/11

      April 29 @ 8:00 am - May 20 @ 5:00 pm
    5. Get Up for Glioblastoma Virtual Half-Marathon

      May 1 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm