World Trade Center survivor Hector de Jesus shares his story

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Hector De Jesus was working on the 55th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center.

Every year on the anniversary of that day, he wears the same shirt and speaks with schoolchildren about his experience escaping from the burning tower during the terrorist attacks.

“It changed my life,” he told Danielle Hendrix for the Southwest Orange. “It really did. I lost a couple of acquaintances there. I may forget a lot of things, but I’ll never forget that day.”

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New ‘Let’s Roll’ monument honoring heroes of Flight 93 dedicated in Texas

Dallas has a new memorial dedicated to the heroic passengers and crew of United Flight 93.

The memorial stands at the entrance of the Freedom Place building and consists of five larger-than-life statues of men meant to represent the emotions felt on that day. It is called Non Sibi, Latin for “not for self”. A plaque beside the statues lists all 40 names of the crew and passengers aboard, writes Deb Kiner for

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Pennsylvania Game Commission honors Flight 93 passenger Richard Guadagno with new memorial

A new memorial has been installed on Pennsylvania State Game Lands 093. It honors U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Officer Richard J. Guadagno. Guadagno was also a biologist.

The memorial is near the crash site where Richard Guadagno was killed when terrorists attacked his flight on September 11, 2001, writes Rian Bossler for and WTAJ.  A nearby hiking trail also bears his name.

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