survivors

Recognizing War Hero Who Led WTC Survivors to Safety on 9/11

Richard Cyril Rescorla.  Gift of the family of Richard Cyril Rescorla. Richard Cyril Rescorla. Gift of the family of Richard Cyril Rescorla.

Richard Cyril Rescorla, a retired U.S. Army colonel and Vietnam veteran saved thousands of lives on Sept. 11. Today he was honored on what would have been his 77th birthday with a white rose at the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Exploring Ongoing Health Impacts of 9/11

Visitors affixed blue ribbons around the Last Column at the May 2015 commemorative event. Photo by Jin Lee. Visitors affixed blue ribbons around the Last Column at the May 2015 commemorative event. Photo by Jin Lee.

Visitors to the 9/11 Memorial Museum will receive a brochure focused on 9/11-related illnesses.  Read more »

9/11 Survivors Reunite at Survivor Tree 10 Years Later

Survivor Richard Eichen and the stranger who drove him home on September 11, 2001. Photo courtesy of Richard Eichen. Survivor Richard Eichen and the stranger who drove him home on September 11, 2001. Photo courtesy of Richard Eichen.

Before survivors Richard Eichen and Lucy Gonzales evacuated from the 90th floor of the North Tower he told her, "Lucy, we’re not leaving anybody behind. We got to get out of here, we’re starting to burn."  Read more »

Small pieces create bigger 9/11 picture

This is a big week here; baseball season has officially started.  There are several die hard New York Yankees fans on staff: 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels being the most enthusiastic, by far.  Read more »