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Ground Zero, 9/11

Ground Zero, 9/11

The photo above is not really of the sky, but of the space where the World Trade Center towers should have been. The photo below will give an idea of the space the towers occupied—several blocks, in fact.

Ground Zero, 9/11

According to September 11, 2001 Victims, there were at least 15 Filipinos who died when the towers collapsed on that day:

NOTE (10 September 2011): The links below don't work anymore. Please see "9/11 Obituaries" for more information.

Grace Alegre-Cua, 40, Glen Rock, N.J.
Cesar A. Alviar, 60, Bloomfield, N.J.
Marlyn C. Bautista, 46, Iselin, N.J.
Cecile M. Caguicla, 55, Boonton, N.J.
Jayceryll M. de Chavez, 24, Carteret, N.J.

Benilda Pascua Domingo, 37, New York, N.Y.
Ramon Grijalvo, 58
Frederick Kuo, 53, Great Neck, N.Y.
Arnold A. Lim, 28, New York, N.Y.
Manuel L. Lopez, 54, Jersey City, N.J.

Carl Allen Peralta, 37, New York, N.Y.
Rufino Conrado F. (Roy) Santos, 37, New York, N.Y.
David Marc Sullins, 30, New York, N.Y.
Hilario Soriano (Larry) Sumaya, 42, New York, N.Y.
Hector Tamayo, 51, New York, N.Y.
See also the New York Times and CNN for obituaries and other tributes to all those who died not just at the towers, but other locations/planes, too.

Click on the following links for more information on the event that has come to be known as 9/11:
September 11 Digital Archive
September 11, 2001 Newspaper Archive
9-11 Commission Report
You may also wish to participate in the September Project, a library-based "grassroots effort to get people together on September 11th to talk about issues that matter," or its more "local" equivalent (see "Remembering 9/11").

Finally, there are the movies United 93, which has already premiered, and World Trade Center, which will be opening soon.

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