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Were you one of the 7,000 travelers diverted after 9/11? Broadway wants to tell your story

The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical "Come From Away" tells an uplifting, true story of strangers coming together during one of the darkest periods in American history. In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, 38 planes and approximately 7,000 passengers from around the world were diverted and grounded in Gander, a Canadian island community of 9,000 people off the North Atlantic. More.

Novel Based On 9/11 Published By South Windsor Native

From her earliest school days growing up in South Windsor, Jennifer Farmer always wanted to be a writer. After seven years as a Stratford police officer, a stint in government security compliance at Sikorsky Aircraft and five years as a stay-at-home mom, she got the urge to resume her ambition. More.

OH-TF1 member dies, first responder for 9/11

According to a Facebook post from Ohio Task Force 1, Communications Specialist Mark M. Griggs, 69, died on Jan. 21. Prior to working with OH-TF1, Griggs was a first responder to the World Trade Center collapse of Sept. 11, 2001. Griggs provided communications support as he was a dedicated amateur radio operator, said OH-TF1. More.

How 9/11 Changed Elevator Evacuation Technology and High-Rise Safety

It’s an understatement to say the harrowing events of the 9/11 attacks changed the world in ways still felt today. Most Americans remember exactly where they were when they heard the news, and most of them were glued to their TV screens for hours that fateful day. More.

Outrage over signed Rudy Giuliani 9/11 shirts selling for $911

Rudy Giuliani has come under fire for selling signed 9/11 T-shirts for $911. CNN anchor Jon Avlon, who used to work for the former New York mayor, blasted Mr Giuliani for using the terrorist attack to sell merchandise. More.

Thich Nhat Hanh After 9/11: Ignorance, Discrimination, Fear & Violence Are Real Enemies of Humanity

In memory of Thich Nhat Hanh, the world-renowned Buddhist monk, antiwar activist, poet and teacher who died Saturday, we re-air a speech Hanh gave at Riverside Church in New York in 2001. Shortly after the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, Hanh urged the audience to embrace peace in the face of anger. More.

9/11 Memorialization with Marita Sturken

David Priess talks with professor and author Martia Sturken about 9/11-related memorials, museums, and architecture. Her research and writings have examined everything from visual culture to the connection between memory and consumerism, with much of her recent work addressing memory of the attacks on September 11, 2001 as both the battleground and the site for negotiations of national identity. More.

How 9/11 Turned Firefighter Meg Smaker Into a Sundance Filmmaker

Before 9/11, six-foot firefighter Meg Smaker was happily following in her fire captain father’s footsteps. After 9/11, her world turned over. She watched her South Bay Area firehouse transform overnight “from this place of love and support and family to a place of fear and hatred,” she said in a Zoom interview. More.