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Ann Van Hine, widow of firefighter who died on 9/11, speaks in Bath, ME

Ann Van Hine’s husband Bruce Van Hine was a firefighter who was killed in the line of duty during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. She volunteers with the 9/11 Tribute Center and speaks to tour groups and schoolchildren about the attacks. She also discusses with the children what their generation can do to prevent […]

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Lynnville-Sully teacher headed to NYC for national honor

Middle school teacher Kevin Johnson, from Lynnville-Sully, Iowa, will receive his  9/11 Tribute Center Teaching Award in person writes Jason W. Brooks of the Newton Daily News on February 24, 2016. Johnson teaches eighth-graders language arts most of the year. Around the anniversary of the terrorist attacks, he uses the story of Welles Remy Crowther, the Man […]

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Utah students honor 9/11 victims on 11th anniversary

By Melinda Rogers The Salt Lake Tribune Camille Mortensen’s brother Brady loved Encyclopedia Brown novels and the Choose Your Own Adventure series as a child growing up in the 1980s in Sugar City, Idaho. Brady Howell and his friends enjoyed a good mystery so much that they formed a club, searching their small town for […]

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