The Good News

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Tag Archives: World Trade Center

911 Tribute: He WAS There and more

He Was There
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9-11 Ten Years Later

Sujo is a survivor of The World Trade Center terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Hear is amazing testimony.

Reflecting on 911 through two Stories of Lives Spared

Steven Negron was a fireman fueled by the adrenaline rush of dangerous situations, but after experiencing 9/11 at Ground Zero in New York, Steven realized he felt something different for his fellow man, compassion.
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911 Ceremonies more like ban than ceremony

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The Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, wants to ban any clergy from the 911 10th Anniversary ceremonies to be held in the city.  Faith groups were some of the 1st responders after 911.  Bloomberg is going even further–it is leaked that NYC fire fighters will not be a part of the ceremonies either.

Hear Michael Bloomberg here.

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what’s changed since 9/11?

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I believe we may have convincing data here from a story at CNN.  The 4 points/facts from this article sound convincing to me.  Here is a snippet.

David O’Brien couldn’t help himself. After the September 11 terrorist attacks, he became obsessed.

O’Brien read the stories of 9/11 victims over and over, stunned by what he was discovering.

He read about the firefighters who marched up the smoke-choked stairwells of the World Trade Center, though many knew they could die; the beloved priest killed while giving last rites as the twin towers collapsed; the passengers on hijacked planes who called their families one last time to say, “I love you.”

“I was obsessed with these stories,” says O’Brien, a Catholic historian at the University of Dayton in Ohio. “There were so many stories of self-sacrifice, not just by the first responders, but by people fleeing the building. There was this revelation of goodness.”

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Remembering 911, 9/11, 09/11/2001

Today the United States pauses to remember the atrocity and horror of a day we all would love to forget:  September 11, 2001.   At exactly 9:46 AM the first plane hit the first tower.  Then this happened:

Now we see this as the New York skyline.


Relatives of survivors are sadden by the memories of their loved ones.  Others have a hope that they will see them again in the future–in God’s eternity.

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