Christine Lee Hanson, youngest 9/11 victim, remembered as a 'really special little girl'
Christine Lee Hanson, a toddler who loved Mickey Mouse and making her family smile, was less than an hour into her first airplane ride, sitting with her mom and dad, when her father placed a call to his parents. “Dad,” Peter Hanson said over the phone, “I think we’re being hijacked.” More.
Smithsonian Artifacts That Tell the Story of 9/11
Following the tragedies that took place on September 11, 2001, curators at the Smithsonian Institution recognized the urgency of documenting this unprecedented moment in American history. More.
9/11 First Responders Face A High Cancer Risk But Are Also More Likely To Survive
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Elizabeth Cascio, an emergency medical technician with the New York City Fire Department, was in Queens directing a first responder training program, when the team got a call to mobilize to the World Trade Center. More.
Charlotte banker’s harrowing escape from the World Trade Center’s North Tower on 9/11
He was sitting on the 81st floor of North Tower on Sept. 11, 2001. The first hijacked plane struck the 93rd floor. Charlotte banker Dave Paventi had arrived in New York City a day earlier for business meetings. “I remember it was a foggy day, and I got to the office and immediately walked over to the windows and stepped up on the heat register to look out and couldn’t see a thing,” Paventi said. More.
Proceedings in 9/11 Case Resume, and Then Are Delayed Again
Days ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the five men accused of plotting them returned to court after a long shutdown, only to have the hearing quickly recessed. More.
A 20-Year Journey: From 9/11 to Today Presented by Mary Fetchet, Via Live Webinar from New Canaan Library
New Canaan Library is honored to host Mary Fetchet, Founding Director of Voices Center for Resilience, who will deliver the talk “A 20-year Journey: From 9/11 to Today” via live videoconference on Tuesday, September 7 at 6 PM EST. More.
20 years later, 9/11 survivors still cope with the trauma: ‘It never goes away’
Trapped deep in the wreckage of the World Trade Center, Will Jimeno lived through the unthinkable. Twenty years later, he’s still living with it. A brace and a quarter-sized divot on his left leg reflect the injuries that ended his police career, a lifetime dream. He has post-traumatic stress disorder. More.
Families Of 9/11 Victims May Get Answers When Classified Government Records Release
Families of 9/11 victims may get some answers this week about what the U.S. government knows about the attack. Some believe secrets documents could point the finger at Saudi government officials. More.