Category: 9/11

Before 9/11, there were only 16 people on the no-fly list. As of…

Before 9/11, there were only 16 people on the no-fly list. As of 2013 there are over 47,000 people now on the no-fly list.

Jason Thomas, an ex-Marine who saved two police officers who…

Jason Thomas, an ex-Marine who saved two police officers who were stuck in the rubble of the World Trade Center during 9/11, with the help of another ex-Marine David Karnes. When his mom told him about the attack, Thomas retrieved his Marine uniform and sped to Ground Zero without hesitation.

The 60-acre Cool Patch Pumpkins corn maze in Dixon, CA, is so…

The 60-acre Cool Patch Pumpkins corn maze in Dixon, CA, is so big that people routinely call 911 for help getting out, even though they have a map that details every twist and turn.

The day after 9-11, the Queen broke a 200 year old tradition and…

The day after 9-11, the Queen broke a 200 year old tradition and ordered the US National Anthem to be played during the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace.

Photo : Presidencia de la República Mexicana / wikipedia

There was a tree found at ground zero a month after 9/11 in the…

There was a tree found at ground zero a month after 9/11 in the rubble with snapped roots and burned and broken branches. New York Parks and Recreation nursed it back to health and planted it where the towers stood in 2010. Today it marks survival, resilience and rebirth.

Photo : Monika Graff / 911memorial.org

An investment bank that lost 66 employees on 9/11 paid the…

An investment bank that lost 66 employees on 9/11 paid the college fees of 54 children of their fallen co-workers.

One of the unsung heroes of 9/11 was a guide dog, Roselle, a…

One of the unsung heroes of 9/11 was a guide dog, Roselle, a yellow Labrador who led her blind owner, Michael Hingson, down 78 storeys of the North Tower and to the home of a friend.

Afghan resistance leader Ahmad Shah Massoud who fought against…

Afghan resistance leader Ahmad Shah Massoud who fought against the Soviets in the 1980s, was also against the fundamentalist interpretation of Islam. He was assassinated two days before 9/11 , after warning of a major terrorist attack set to happen in the United States. source

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