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  1. Terry Hatton, Captain of Rescue 1 (FrankMurphy.com)
      Provides news stories about one of the bravest of all rescue workers. 12-01

Papers
  1. -Heroes - Fallen Firefighters (IAFF)
      Provides a list of fallen firefighters from the September 11th disaster and provides information to allow sending condolences. Also called 911, 9-11, or 9/11. 10-01

  2. -Heroes of the New York Fire Department - Stackpole (Daily News - McPhee)
      Covers the funeral of Captain Timothy Stackpole, one of the heroes of the September 11th disaster. Also called 911, 9-11, or 9/11. 9-01

  3. Flight 93 Families (Todd Beamer Foundation)
      Provides support for families of United Airlines Flight 93, the flight that overcame the terrorists and prevented a much larger disaster. Todd Beamer was one of the heroes who stopped the terrorists at the expense of his own life. At least four who were involved in stopping the terrorists were Todd Beamer, Mark Bingham, Jeremy Glick, and Tom Burnett. Todd is known for saying "Let's roll" just before taking on the terrorists. 11-01

  4. Flight 93 Heroes (USAToday - Ritter and Kenworthy)
      Provides detailed information related to the passengers and staff of United Airlines Flight 93 and its last flight. At least four who were involved in stopping the terrorists were Todd Beamer, Mark Bingham, Jeremy Glick, and Tom Burnett. Todd is known for saying "Let's roll" just before taking on the terrorists. 11-01

  5. Flight 93 Heroes (UnitedHeroes.com)
      Provides detailed information related to the passengers and staff of United Airlines Flight 93 and its last flight. At least four who were involved in stopping the terrorists were Todd Beamer, Mark Bingham, Jeremy Glick, and Tom Burnett. Todd is known for saying "Let's roll" just before taking on the terrorists. 11-01

  6. Flight 93 Heroes Honored (CNN News)
      "A year after their heroic deeds aboard Flight 93, the 40 passengers and crew were honored Wednesday as courageous 'citizen soldiers' who won the first battle in the war against terrorism." 9-02

  7. Flight 93 and Todd Beamer (ChristianityToday.com - Taylor)
      Provides background information on Todd Beamer, a hero aboard United Airlines Flight 93. Some of the passengers, including Todd, prevented terrorists aboard from getting to their target in Washington DC. The target of the terrorists was believed to be either the White House or the Capitol. At least four who were involved in stopping the terrorists were Todd Beamer, Mark Bingham, Jeremy Glick, and Tom Burnett. Todd is known for saying "Let's roll" just before taking on the terrorists. 11-01

  8. Flight 93 and Todd Beamer (Post-Gazette - McKinnon)
      Provides details of the last conversation before United Airlines Flight 93 went down in Pennsylvania due to passengers, including Todd Beamer, preventing the terrorists aboard from getting to their target in Washington DC. The target of the terrorists was believed to be either the White House or the Capitol. At least four who were involved in stopping the terrorists were Todd Beamer, Mark Bingham, Jeremy Glick, and Tom Burnett. Todd is known for saying "Let's roll" just before taking on the terrorists. 11-01

  9. Giuliani, Rudy (New York City)
      Provides a biography of the former Mayor of New York City, admired by many Americans for his heroic efforts to promote calm after the September 11th attack on America. Visitors sometimes misspell as Guliani, Gulliani, Gullianni, Giulianni, Giulliani, Giullianni, or Gulianni. 12-01

  10. Helping Heroes (CNN News)
      "A commemorative U.S. postage stamp honoring the heroes of September 11, 2001, has raised $10.5 million for the families of rescuers killed or permanently disabled in the terrorist attacks." 7-05

  11. Hero in the Red Bandanna - Welles Crowther (Fox News)
      "The man, who was carrying a woman on his back and a red bandanna in his hand, led the group to the stairwell. He gave Young a fire extinguisher, told the group to stay together and continue down the stairs. Then the young man went back upstairs to help others." 9-02

  12. Medal of Honor Given for Soldier in Afghanistan (CNN News)
      "Two years after he was killed in a firefight in Afghanistan, Dan and Maureen Murphy and their son John on Monday received Lt. Murphy's Medal of Honor for heroism on the battlefield from President Bush."

      "Murphy's honor is the first to be awarded from the war in Afghanistan. Two Medals of Honor have been awarded to soldiers serving in Iraq." 10-07

  13. Redford Makes Movie About Heroes (MSNBC News)
      "Actor Robert Redford's new documentary tracks people around the globe who try to change the world in their own small way." 6-05

  14. Rescorla, Rick (FindArticles.com)
      "Rick Rescorla was calling from the 44th floor of the World Trade Center, icy calm in the crisis. When Rescorla was a platoon leader in Vietnam, his men called him Hard Core, because they had never seen anyone so absurdly unflappable in the face of death. Now he was vice president for corporate security at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co., and a jumbo jet had just plowed into the north tower. The voices of officialdom were crackling over the loudspeakers in the south tower, urging everyone to stay put: Please do not leave the building. This area is secure. Rescorla was ignoring them." 04-06

  15. September 11th Family Turns Loss into Hope (ABC News)
      "[Sally] Goodrich and her husband, Don, decided to build a school in Afghanistan as a living memorial to their son. On Monday, Goodrich will go to Afghanistan to see the school open." 8-05

  16. Shirts to Remember Heroes (Fire Department of New York)
      Provides shirts, coffee mugs, and other items with official FDNY logos. "All proceeds from FDNY Fire Zone merchandise go directly to the FDNY Fire Safety Education Fund." 12-01

   
   


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