PRI’s “The World” Radio – September 11 Families

Six years ago — on a Tuesday like today — the 9/11 attacks shook the nation and changed the world. Today, victims of the 2001 attacks were remembered with special ceremonies in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Those who lost loved ones on 9/11 are still struggling to cope with the pain and horror they’ve experienced.

Some family members have tried to transform their grief into action. Independent producer Paul Ingles has the story of three members of an organization called "September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows"

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Ingles: Retired Brooklyn school teacher Bruce Wallace lost his nephew on 9/11. Mitch Wallace, a court officer and volunteer emergency medical technician, was last seen making a run into the World Trade Center’s South Tower to rescue victims, just before it collapsed.


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