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The Lincoln Memorial will light up the Mall on eve of 9/11, with a Broadway musical noting an arts rebirth and a solemn anniversary

On September 10, 2021, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, a free concert performance of Come from Away¬†will be presented to welcome theatre back to Washington DC and to mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Members of the Broadway company will perform in a production dreamed up by Paul Tetreault, […]

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Lt. Edith Torres, FDNY EMS, honored by street-naming ceremony

On July 17, 2021, an Astoria street was named for FDNY EMS Lt. Edith Torres, who died of World Trade Center-related cancer in 2017. The intersection of 34th Avenue and 21st Street is now known as EMS Lt. Edith Elida Torres Way, reports Julia Moro for Queens.com. Lt. Torres served the FDNY for 23 years, […]

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9/11 survivor Krista Salvatore helps make flags for upcoming Labor Day display in St. Louis

Krista Salvatore, who was 22 years old on September 11, 2001, was training for a new job on the 61st floor of the World Trade Center’s South Tower when terrorists attacked it. Now she’s making flags for a Labor Day display.

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