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Brothers who lost dad Andrew Friedman on 9/11 honor their father’s memory with sock company for tall men

Mike and Dan Friedman are twins and they are tall — 6’11” and 6’9″ — so they were used to being called “the twin towers.” Their father, Andrew worked in the north tower of the World Trade Center, and was killed there in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The boys were 11. Tuesday’s […]

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Sundale Nursing Home holds Shelley Marshall Foundation Tea Party in memory of 9/11 victims

The Sundale Nursing Home in Morgantown West Virginia held a fundraising tea party for its residents and donated the money to the Shelly Marshall Foundation. Shelly Marshall was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 while working at the Pentagon. The foundation in her name hosts art workshops, tea parties at nursing homes, […]

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Never Forget – Abington’s Christie Coombs shares 9/11 story with Bridgewater students

Christie Coombs told a large group of Bridgewater students about losing her husband to the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Jeff Coombs, who would have turned 60 next week, was a passenger aboard American Airlines Flight 11, which was the first plane terrorists flew into the World Trade Center. Coombs hopes to encourage students “to always […]

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