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We Must Never Forget

Years ago I use to blog poetry and such on a website called Xanga.com. I still have some of my poetry posted there, just no longer post there.

On September 11th, 2001, American witnessed one of the tragic, devastating events on American soil since Pearl Harbor. We must never forget those we lost, those that gave their lives saving others. Today that continues with the many heroes that are dying from cancers and other diseases from days that followed in the search for survivors, and the dead.

Instead of posting this on Xanga, I am posting this here this year. We must never forget!!! I am leaving off some of the poetry, but will post the names of the fallen.

September 10th he called her. She had been waiting for that call. Now she’s sure what he’s going to do September 12th. They’re going to the opera and then to a restaurant. Yes, he looks like a man she would marry and she’ll do her best for his happiness. Yes, September 12 he’ll propose, she’ll blush and whisper, tears twinkling in her eyes, "Yes"... They have all the time in the world to share love and tenderness... It is the morning of September 11, the telephone rings, "Hello?" It’s him calling from his office. She smiles. But there are tears in his voice. The last thing she hears him say is goodbye, and the rest of what he’s just said doesn’t make sense. Her hands shaking, she doesn’t let go of the phone. She gasps "Hello? Hello?" Mechanically she turns on the TV, sitting in silence she watches, turning pale as her eyes fill with tears, a dry lump in her throat, she tries to swallow. She sits motionless almost frozen, watching as something dies inside of her.


Below is a List of the Fallen from September 11, 2001. Apologies if I have left anyone off. I have also attached links to the fallen firefighters and law enforcement officers. A total of 2, 996 people were killed in the 9/11 attacks.


AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 11

Anna Williams Allison David Lawrence Angell Lynn Edwards Angell Seima Aoyama Barbara Jean Ares Tegui Myra Joy Aronson Christine Barbuto Carolyn Mayer Beug Kelly Ann Booms Carol Marie Bouchard Neilie Anne Heffernan Casey Jeffrey Dwayne Collman Jeffrey W. Coombs Tara Kathleen Creamer Thelma Cuccinello Patrick Currivan Brian P. Dale David DiMeglio Donald Americo DiTullio Alberto Dominguez Paige Farley-Hackel Alexander Milan Filipov Carol Flyzik Paul Friedman Karleton D.B. Fyfe Peter Alan Gay Linda M. George Edmund Glazer Lisa Reinhart Fenn Gordenstein Andrew Peter Charles Curry Green Peter Paul Hashem Robert Jay Hayes Edward (Ted) R. Hennessy John A. Hofer Cora Hidalgo Holland John Nicholas Humber Waleed Iskandar John Charles Jenkins Charles Edward Jones Robin Kaplan Barbara Keating David Kovalcin Judy Larocque Natalie Janis Lasden Daniel John Lee Daniel C. Lewin Sara Elizabeth Low Susan A. MacKay Karen A. Martin Thomas F. McGuinness Christopher D. Mello Jeffrey Peter Mladenik Antonio Jesus Montoya Valdes Carlos Alberto Montoya Laura Lee Morabito Mildred Naiman Laurie Ann Neira Renee Lucille Newell Kathleen Ann Nicosia Jacqueline J. Norton Robert Grant Norton John Ogonowski Betty Ann Ong Jane M. Orth Thomas Nicholas Pecorelli Berinthia Berenson Perkins Sonia Morales Puopolo David E. Retik Jean Destrehan Roger Philip M. Rosenzweig Richard Barry Ross Jessica Leigh Sachs Rahma Salie Heather Lee Smith Dianne Bulls Snyder Douglas J. Stone Xavier Suarez Madeline Amy Sweeney Michael Theodoridis James Anthony Trentini Mary Barbara Trentini Pendyala Vamsikrishna Mary Alice Wahlstrom Kenneth E. Waldie John Wenckus Candace Lee Williams Christopher Rudolph Zarba

UNITED FLIGHT 175

Alona Avraham Garnet Edward (Ace) Bailey Mark Lawrence Bavis Graham Andrew Berkeley Touri Bolourchi Klaus Bothe Daniel R. Brandhorst David Reed Gamboa Brandhorst John Brett Cahill Christoffer Mikael Carstanjen John (Jay) J. Corcoran Ana Gloria Pocasangre de Barrera Dorothy Alma DeAraujo Robert John Fangman Lisa Frost Ronald Gamboa Lynn Catherine Goodchild Peter Morgan Goodrich Douglas A. Gowell Francis E. Grogan Carl Max Hammond Christine Lee Hanson Peter Hanson Gerald F. Hardacre Eric Samadikan Hartono James E. Hayden Herbert W. Homer Michael R. Horrocks Robert Adrien Jalbert Amy N. Jarret Ralph Francis Kershaw Sue Jue Kim-Hanson Heinrich Kimmig Amy R. King Brian Kinney Kathryn L. LaBorie Robert George LeBlanc Maclovio Lopez Marianne MacFarlane Alfred Gilles Padre Joseph Marchand Louis Neil Mariani Juliana Valentine McCourt Ruth Magdaline McCourt Wolfgang Peter Menzel Shawn M. Nassaney Marie Pappalardo Patrick J. Quigley Frederick Charles Rimmele James M. Roux Jesus Sanchez Victor J. Saracini Mary Kathleen Shearer Robert Michael Shearer Jane Louise Simpkin Brian D. Sweeney Michael C. Tarrou Alicia Nicole Titus Timothy Ray Ward William M. Weems

THE TOWERS

A Gordon McCannel Aamoth Edelmiro (Ed) Abad Maria Rose Abad Andrew Anthony Abate Vincent Abate Laurence Christopher Abel William F. Abrahamson Richard Anthony Aceto Alicia Acevedo Carranza Heinrich B. Ackermann Paul Andrew Acquaviva Donald L. Adams Patrick Adams Shannon Lewis Adams Stephen Adams Ignatius Adanga Christy A. Addamo Terence E. Adderley Sophia B. Addo Lee Adler Daniel Thomas Afflitto Emmanuel Afuakwah Alok Agarwal Mukul Agarwala Joseph Agnello David Scott Agnes Joao A.D. Aguiar Brian G. Ahearn Jeremiah J. Ahern Joanne Ahladiotis Shabbir Ahmed Terrance Andre Aiken Godwin Ajala Gertrude M. Alagero Andrew Alameno Margaret Ann (Peggy) Jezycki Alario Gary Albero Jon L. Albert Peter Craig Alderman Jacquelyn Delaine Aldridge Grace Alegre-Cua David D. Alger Boutros al-Hashim Ernest Alikakos Edward L. Allegretto Eric Allen Joseph Ryan Allen Richard Dennis Allen Richard Lanard Allen Christopher Edward Allingham Janet M. Alonso Anthony Alvarado Antonio Javier Alvarez Telmo Alvear Cesar A. Alviar Tariq Amanullah Angelo Amaranto James Amato Joseph Amatuccio Christopher Charles Amoroso Kazuhiro Anai Calixto Anaya Joseph Peter Anchundia Kermit Charles Anderson Yvette Anderson John Andreacchio Michael Rourke Andrews Jean A. Andrucki Siew-Nya Ang Joseph Angelini Joseph Angelini Laura Angilletta Doreen J. Angrisani Lorraine D. Antigua Peter Paul Apollo Faustino Apostol Frank Thomas Aquilino Patrick Michael Aranyos David Gregory Arce Michael G. Arczynski Louis Arena Adam Arias Michael J. Armstrong Jack Charles Aron Joshua Aron Richard Avery Aronow Japhet J. Aryee Carl Asaro Michael A. Asciak Michael Edward Asher Janice Ashley Thomas J. Ashton Manuel O. Asitimbay Gregg Arthur Atlas Gerald Atwood James Audiffred Louis Frank Aversano Ezra Aviles Samuel (Sandy) Ayala

B Arlene T. Babakitis Eustace (Rudy) Bacchus John James Badagliacca Jane Ellen Baeszler Robert J. Baierwalter Andrew J. Bailey Brett T. Bailey Tatyana Bakalinskaya Michael S. Baksh Sharon Balkcom Michael Andrew Bane Kathy Bantis Gerard Jean Baptiste Walter Baran Gerard A. Barbara Paul V. Barbaro James W. Barbella Ivan Kyrillos Fairbanks Barbosa Victor Daniel Barbosa Colleen Ann Barkow David Michael Barkway Matthew Barnes Sheila Patricia Barnes Evan J. Baron Renee Barrett-Arjune Arthur T. Barry Diane G. Barry Maurice Vincent Barry Scott D. Bart Carlton W. Bartels Guy Barzvi Inna Basina Alysia Basmajian Kenneth William Basnicki Steven J. Bates Paul James Battaglia W. David Bauer Ivhan Luis Carpio Bautista Marlyn C. Bautista Jasper Baxter Michele (Du Berry) Beale Paul F. Beatini Jane S. Beatty Larry I. Beck Manette Marie Beckles Carl John Bedigian Michael Beekman Maria Behr Yelena Belilovsky Nina Patrice Bell Andrea Della Bella Debbie S. Bellows Stephen Elliot Belson Paul Michael Benedetti Denise Lenore Benedetto Bryan Craig Bennett Eric L. Bennett Oliver Duncan Bennett Margaret L. Benson Dominick J. Berardi James Patrick Berger Steven Howard Berger John P. Bergin Alvin Bergsohn Daniel D. Bergstein Michael J. Berkeley Donna Bernaerts-Kearns Dave Bernard William Bernstein David M. Berray David S. Berry Joseph J. Berry William Reed Bethke Timothy D. Betterly Edward F. Beyea Paul Michael Beyer Anil T. Bharvaney Bella Bhukhan Shimmy D. Biegeleisen Peter Alexander Bielfeld William Biggart Brian Bilcher Carl Vincent Bini Gary Bird Joshua David Birnbaum George Bishop Jeffrey D. Bittner Balewa Albert Blackman Christopher Joseph Blackwell Susan L. Blair Harry Blanding Janice L. Blaney Craig Michael Blass Rita Blau Richard M. Blood Michael A. Boccardi John Paul Bocchi Michael L. Bocchino Susan Mary Bochino Bruce Douglas (Chappy) Boehm Mary Katherine Boffa Nicholas A. Bogdan Darren C. Bohan Lawrence Francis Boisseau Vincent M. Boland Alan Bondarenko Andre Bonheur Colin Arthur Bonnett Frank Bonomo Yvonne L. Bonomo Sean Booker Juan Jose Borda Leyva Sherry Ann Bordeaux Krystine C. Bordenabe Martin Boryczewski Richard E. Bosco John Howard Boulton Francisco Bourdier Thomas H. Bowden Kimberly S. Bowers Veronique (Bonnie) Nicole Bowers Larry Bowman Shawn Edward Bowman Kevin L. Bowser Gary R. Box Gennady Boyarsky Pamela Boyce Michael Boyle Alfred Braca Sandra Conaty Brace Kevin H. Bracken David Brian Brady Alexander Braginsky Nicholas W. Brandemarti Michelle Renee Bratton Patrice Braut Lydia Estelle Bravo Ronald Michael Breitweiser Edward A. Brennan Frank H. Brennan Michael Emmett Brennan Peter Brennan Thomas M. Brennan Daniel Brethel Gary L. Bright Jonathan Eric Briley Mark A. Brisman Paul Gary Bristow Victoria Alvarez Brito Mark Francis Broderick Herman C. Broghammer Keith Broomfield Janice J. Brown Lloyd Brown Patrick J. Brown Bettina Browne Mark Bruce Richard Bruehert Andrew Brunn Vincent Brunton Ronald Paul Bucca Brandon J. Buchanan Greg Joseph Buck Dennis Buckley Nancy Bueche Patrick Joseph Buhse John E. Bulaga Stephen Bunin Matthew J. Burke Thomas Daniel Burke William F. Burke Donald James Burns Kathleen A. Burns Keith James Burns John Patrick Burnside Irina Buslo Milton Bustillo Thomas M. Butler Patrick Byrne Timothy G. Byrne

C Jesus Cabezas Lillian Caceres Brian Joseph Cachia Steven Cafiero Richard M. Caggiano Cecile M. Caguicla Michael John Cahill Scott W. Cahill Thomas J. Cahill George Cain Salvatore B. Calabro Joseph Calandrillo Philip V. Calcagno Edward Calderon Kenneth Marcus Caldwell Dominick E. Calia Felix (Bobby) Calixte Frank Callahan Liam Callahan Luigi Calvi Roko Camaj Michael Cammarata David Otey Campbell Geoffrey Thomas Campbell Jill Marie Campbell Robert Arthur Campbell Sandra Patricia Campbell Juan Ortega Campos Sean Canavan John A. Candela Vincent Cangelosi Stephen J. Cangialosi Lisa B. Cannava Brian Cannizzaro Michael R. Canty Louis A. Caporicci Jonathan N. Cappello James Christopher Cappers Richard M. Caproni Jose Cardona Dennis M Carey Edward Carlino Michael Scott Carlo David G. Carlone Rosemarie C. Carlson Mark Stephen Carney Joyce Ann Carpeneto Jeremy M. Carrington Michael T. Carroll Peter Carroll James J. Carson Christopher Newton Carter James Marcel Cartier Vivian Casalduc John F. Casazza Paul Cascio Margarito Casillas Thomas Anthony Casoria William Otto Caspar Alejandro Castano German Castillo Galicia Arcelia Castillo Leonard M. Castrianno Jose Ramon Castro Richard G. Catarelli Christopher Sean Caton Robert J. Caufield Mary Teresa Caulfield Judson Cavalier Michael Joseph Cawley Jason D. Cayne Juan Armando Ceballos Marcia G. Cecil-Carter Jason Cefalu Thomas J. Celic Ana M. Centeno Joni Cesta Jeffrey M. Chairnoff Swarna Chalasini William Chalcoff Eli Chalouh Charles Lawrence (Chip) Chan Mandy Chang Mark L. Charette Gregorio Manuel Chavez Pedro Francisco Checo Douglas MacMillan Cherry Stephen Patrick Cherry Vernon Paul Cherry Nestor Chevalier Swede Joseph Chevalier Alexander H. Chiang Dorothy J. Chiarchiaro Luis Alfonso Chimbo Robert Chin Wing Wai (Eddie) Ching Nicholas P. Chiofalo John Chipura Peter A. Chirchirillo Catherine E. Chirls Kyung (Kaccy) Cho Abdul K. Chowdhury Mohammed Salahuddin Chowdhury Kirsten L. Christophe Pamela Chu Steven Paul Chucknick Wai-ching Chung Christopher Ciafardini Alex F. Ciccone Frances Ann Cilente Elaine Cillo Edna Cintron Nestor Andre Cintron Robert Dominick Cirri Juan Pablo Alvarez Cisneros Benjamin Keefe Clark Eugene Clark Gregory A. Clark Mannie Leroy Clark Thomas R. Clark Christopher Robert Clarke Donna Clarke Michael Clarke Suria R.E. Clarke Kevin Francis Cleary James D. Cleere Geoffrey W. Cloud Susan M. Clyne Steven Coakley Jeffrey Coale Patricia A. Cody Daniel Michael Coffey Jason Matthew Coffey Florence Cohen Kevin Sanford Cohen Anthony Joseph Coladonato Mark J. Colaio Stephen J. Colaio Christopher M. Colasanti Kevin Nathaniel Colbert Michel Paris Colbert Keith Eugene Coleman Scott Thomas Coleman Tarel Coleman Liam Joseph Colhoun Robert D. Colin Robert J. Coll Jean Marie Collin John Michael Collins Michael L. Collins Thomas J. Collins Joseph Collison Patricia Malia Colodner Linda M. Colon Soledi Colon Ronald Comer Jaime Concepcion Albert Conde Denease Conley Susan Clancy Conlon Margaret Mary Conner Cynthia L. Connolly John E. Connolly James Lee Connor Jonathan (J.C.) Connors Kevin P. Connors Kevin Francis Conroy Brenda E. Conway Dennis Michael Cook Helen D. Cook John A. Cooper Joseph J. Coppo Gerard J. Coppola Joseph Albert Corbett Alejandro Cordero Robert Cordice Danny A. Correa-Gutierrez Ruben D. Correa James Corrigan Carlos Cortes Kevin M. Cosgrove Dolores Marie Costa Digna Alexandra Rivera Costanza Charles Gregory Costello Michael S. Costello Conrod K.H. Cottoy Martin Coughlan John Gerard Coughlin Timothy John Coughlin James E. Cove Andre Cox Frederick John Cox Michelle Coyle-Eulau James Raymond Coyle Anne M. Cramer Christopher Seton Cramer Denise Crant James L. Crawford Robert James Crawford Joanne Mary Cregan Lucia Crifasi John Crisci Daniel Hal Crisman Dennis A. Cross Helen Crossin-Kittle Kevin Raymond Crotty Thomas G. Crotty John Crowe Welles Remy Crowther Robert L. Cruikshank Francisco Cruz John Robert Cruz Kenneth John Cubas Francisco C. Cubero Richard Joseph Cudina Neil James Cudmore Thomas Patrick Cullen Joan McConnell Cullinan Joyce Cummings Brian Thomas Cummins Nilton Albuquerque Fernao Cunha Michael Joseph Cunningham Robert Curatolo Laurence Curia Paul Dario Curioli Beverly Curry Michael Curtin Gavin Cushny

D John D'Allara Vincent D'Amadeo Jack L. D'Ambrosi Mary D'Antonio Edward Alexander D'Atri Michael D. D'Auria Michael Jude D'Esposito Manuel Da Mota Carlos S. DaCosta Caleb Arron Dack Thomas A. Damaskinos Jeannine Marie Damiani-Jones Patrick W. Danahy Nana Kwuku Danso Vincent G. Danz Dwight Donald Darcy Elizabeth Ann Darling Annette Andrea Dataram Lawrence Davidson Michael Allen Davidson Scott Matthew Davidson Titus Davidson Niurka Davila Clinton Davis Wayne Terrial Davis Anthony Richard Dawson Calvin Dawson Edward James Day Jayceryll M. de Chavez Emerita (Emy) De La Pena Azucena de la Torre Cristina de Laura Oscar de Laura Francis (Frank) Albert De Martini Robert J. DeAngelis James V. DeBlase Paul DeCola Jason Christopher DeFazio Jennifer DeJesus Monique E. DeJesus Nereida DeJesus Martin DeMeo Jean C. DePalma Michael DeRienzo David Paul DeRubbio Jemal Legesse DeSantis Christian D. DeSimone Edward DeSimone Melanie Louise DeVere Jerry DeVito William T. Dean Thomas P. Deangelis Tara Debek Anna Debin Simon Dedvukaj David A. Defeo Manuel Del Valle Donald A. Delapenha Vito Joseph Deleo Danielle Delie Joseph A. Della Pietra Palmina Delli Gatti Colleen Ann Deloughery Anthony Demas Francis X. Deming Carol K. Demitz Kevin Dennis Thomas F. Dennis Jose Nicholas Depena Robert J. Deraney Andrew Desperito Cindy Ann Deuel Robert P. Devitt Dennis Lawrence Devlin Gerard Dewan Simon Suleman Ali Kassamali Dhanani Michael L. DiAgostino Patricia F. DiChiaro John DiFato Vincent F. DiFazio Carl DiFranco Donald J. DiFranco Debra Ann DiMartino Anthony DiOnisio George DiPasquale Joseph DiPilato Douglas Frank DiStefano Michael Diaz-Piedra Judith Belguese Diaz-Sierra Lourdes Galletti Diaz Matthew Diaz Nancy Diaz Obdulio Ruiz Diaz Joseph Dermot Dickey Lawrence Patrick Dickinson Michael David Diehl Stephen P. Dimino William J. Dimmling Christoph