all stories tagged "9/11"


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September 8, 2011 9:00 AM | Comments
My 9/11: My husband and I celebrated our long-planned 25th wedding anniversary in Manhattan in October 2001. At our hotel, the concierge hugged us, happy that someone had come.
Angela Sheldon taking a needed respite from teaching. Sheldon is one of many teachers concerned with how to teach the events of 9/11 to a generation who can barely remember them. Photo courtesy of Angela Sheldon.
Angela Sheldon  |  September 8, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Angela Sheldon, whose first day at Hunter College High School is Thursday, writes about how she's going to teach her seventh and 10th grade students about the events of 9/11.
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September 7, 2011 3:52 PM | Comments
My 9/11: I will forever remember the sight of Lady Liberty standing tall in the harbor, holding up her torch as the toxic smoke swirled around her.
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John Farley  |  September 7, 2011 12:16 PM | 1 Comment
Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara documented the Twin Towers for 40 years before they fell on Sept. 11. Historian Anthony Robbins remembers when the towers were not so beloved. LOOK and LISTEN with our photo gallery and podcast.
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Bijan Rezvani  |  September 7, 2011 8:05 AM | Comments
The debut of new series of animated short films created by the national oral history project StoryCorps.VIDEO
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September 7, 2011 7:00 AM | Comments
My 9/11: Tens of thousands of people signed beams being used in the memorial with messages of hope, remembrance and resilience.
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Kenton Worcester  |  September 7, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
From healing yuks to raw political critiques, the fall of the Twin Towers resonated in a distinctive way with editorial cartoonists and comic book creators in the Tri-State area.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks before helping to plant the Survivor Tree at the World Trade Center site on Dec. 22, 2010. Bloomberg said Tuesday that since so much progress had been made on the site, it should no longer be called "Ground Zero." AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
Julie Shapiro for DNAinfo  |  September 6, 2011 2:07 PM | Comments
The mayor said in a speech on Wall Street Tuesday that construction at the World Trade Center site has made so much progress the name "Ground Zero" is no longer fitting. DNAinfo reports.
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Jason Cascone  |  September 6, 2011 12:34 PM | 8 Comments
Jason Cascone's first day of active duty as a firefighter was Sept. 11. Back then he felt despair, today he has a sense of pride.
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September 6, 2011 7:00 AM | Comments
My 9/11: My hope on the anniversary of 9/11 is that we remember that higher calling so many heard and acted upon.
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