May 3, 2011
‘It doesn’t bring my husband back’
9/11 widow takes nonviolence to heart
The Concord Monitor
By Shira Schoenberg / Monitor staff
In Washington and New York, where 3,000 people were murdered in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, revelers celebrated the death of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.
Andrea LeBlanc of Lee, whose husband, Robert LeBlanc, was aboard one of the planes that hit the World Trade Center, was not among them.
“Certainly, Osama bin Laden was a person who did horrific things, but I don’t think that his death solves the issue,” LeBlanc said. “Terrorism isn’t necessarily going to go away. . . . From a personal standpoint, it doesn’t bring my husband back. It doesn’t change the realities of 9/11.”…