Sean Schielke, of Southbury, was a 27-year-old international bond trader at Cantor Fitzgerald working at the North Tower of the World Trade Center the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. He was one of more 150 Connecticut residents who died in the terrorist attacks of that day -- and one of more than 600 Cantor Fitzgerald employees to lose their lives. More than a decade after the attacks, a spire was fully installed atop the new One World Trade Center, bringing the New York City skyscraper to its symbolic height of 1,776 feet. The addition of the symbolic spire makes it the tallest structure in the U.S. and third-tallest in the world. More.
Spire at 1 World Trade Center resonates with 9/11 families, survivors