An eye doctor recalls a 9/11 waiting for patients that never came at Ground Zero.
The following was adapted from Edie Lutnick’s book, “An Unbroken Bond:” In the days following 9/11, the country saw the ticker running along the bottom of the TV screen identifying victim after victim as being from Cantor Fitzgerald. The average person may not have known that 658 people died at Cantor, but they knew there were a lot. So, people sent […]
After watching the second plane hit the World Trade Center live on TV, I decided to go to St. Vincent’s Hospital. Doctors were standing on the street waiting for the injured to arrive. But the only people who came were exhausted firefighters who had suffered smoke inhalation. I visited those firemen in their hospital rooms. I later learned that few […]
Lower Manhattan is my hometown, so it is difficult for me to express briefly my many memories of September 11, 2001. Standing outside my home and watching United Airlines Flight 175 strike the South Tower is forever etched in my memory as is the feeling of the ground shaking when the towers collapsed, as is the smell of the smoke […]