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Brazilian 9/11 Survivor Inspired to Tell Story

Adriana Maluendas (left) giving her passport from 2001 to 9/11 Memorial Museum Senior Oral Historian Amy Weinstein at the Brazilian Consulate. (Photo by Anthony Guido) Adriana Maluendas (left) giving her passport from 2001 to 9/11 Memorial Museum Senior Oral Historian Amy Weinstein at the Brazilian Consulate. (Photo by Anthony Guido)

A Brazilian woman has begun talking about her experience as a survivor for the first time and recently donated her passport and hotel room key to the museum collection.  Read more »

Talking to Kids About Tragedy

Education Specialist Emily Stupfel with members of the Ambassador Program. Photo by Jin Lee. Education Specialist Emily Stupfel with members of the Ambassador Program. Photo by Jin Lee.

Conversations around how to explain acts of terrorism to children have undoubtedly picked up in many classrooms.  Read more »

Thanksgiving Message to the ‘Real Heroes’

Artwork done at Trinity Church after 9/11. Gift of Trinity Wall Street. Artwork done at Trinity Church after 9/11. Gift of Trinity Wall Street.

In late November 2001, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, a child created a heartfelt message at Trinity church several blocks from the WTC.  Read more »

City Loses a Man that Helped to Shape its Future

John E. Zuccotti on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. John E. Zuccotti on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

John E. Zuccotti, distinguished New York City and federal government leader, has died at age 78. Zuccotti, a former deputy mayor, served as a member of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum Board of Directors and was chairman of global operations for Brookfield.   Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

U. S. Air Force Honor Guard folds an American flag at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.  U. S. Air Force Honor Guard folds an American flag at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

Personal Stories Connect Military Community to 9/11

(L-R) Master Sgt. Bubba Beason and Kathleen Santora while on active duty in the Middle East. (L-R) Master Sgt. Bubba Beason and Kathleen Santora while on active duty in the Middle East.

In honor of the upcoming five-day Salute to Service and Veterans Day, listen to two oral histories from veterans who dedicated their military service to those killed on 9/11.  Read more »

Probies Mark FDNY 150th Anniversary with Memorial Tribute

Probies lined up along the South Pool near the names of the FDNY victims. Photo by Ben Hider. Probies lined up along the South Pool near the names of the FDNY victims. Photo by Ben Hider.

Probationary firefighters Matthew Asaro and Brendan Stackpole laid a wreath at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial on Wednesday, where the names of the 343 members of the FDNY who were killed in the line of duty on 9/11 are inscribed.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Honors Slain NYPD Officer Randolph Holder

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels addressing a line of officers. Photo: Jin Lee. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels addressing a line of officers. Photo: Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial held a tribute Thursday to honor Randolph Holder, a 33-year-old New York City police officer who was fatally shot in the line of duty.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

A swamp white oak tree being lowered into the 9/11 Memorial Plaza, August of 2010. Photo: Joe Woolhead. A swamp white oak tree being lowered into the 9/11 Memorial Plaza, August of 2010. Photo: Joe Woolhead.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

American flag flies at 9/11 Memorial, One World Trade Center in the background (Photo: Jin Lee) American flag flies at 9/11 Memorial, One World Trade Center in the background (Photo: Jin Lee)

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »