Archive: September 2007

Who They Left Behind: Michele M. Heidenberger

Tom Heidenberger describes how lucky he is to have shared so much of his life with his wife, Michele, before her death and how much he thinks about her now that she is gone. Play Multimedia...

By editors | September 12, 2007; 9:39 AM ET | Comments (1)

What Did You Think When You First Heard?

When you first heard a plane hit Tower One, where were you and did you think it was an accident?...

By editors | September 11, 2007; 5:43 PM ET | Comments (6)

Helping 9/11 Healing, Illinois Workers Craft Pentagon Memorial Components

By Nick Miroff Washington Post Staff Writer ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILL. -- They arrived in late August on a flatbed truck from Missouri. The three long, arcing, silvery shapes were rough to the touch, their sheen buried under a mottled...

By editors | September 10, 2007; 8:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

Applying the Finishing Touch

Abe Yousif, owner of Bucthel Metal Finishing Corp., describes the construction of the unique benches for the Pentagon Memorial. Play Video VIDEO | Applying the Finishing Touch on the Pentagon Memorial...

By editors | September 10, 2007; 7:49 PM ET | Comments (1)

Timeline: Building a Memorial

Relatives of the victims of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon toured the future site of the Pentagon Memorial Park for the first time in early-September. The scheduled opening of the memorial is still a year away, but much progress has been made over the last six years.

By editors | September 9, 2007; 3:02 PM ET | Comments (0)

About this Project

Six years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the Pentagon at more than 500 mph, carving a hole five stories high and 200 feet wide. Fifty-nine passengers on board the aircraft and 125 individuals inside...

By editors | September 6, 2007; 10:39 AM ET | Comments (0)

Who Did You Call?

Share your story. Who was the first person you called on September 11, 2001?...

By editors | September 6, 2007; 10:37 AM ET | Comments (51)


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