Richard Cyril Rescorla pictured. Gift of the family of Richard Cyril Rescorla.
This Purple Heart Day, the 9/11 Memorial honors all recipients of this prestigious badge of merit. On 9/11, Rick Rescorla, recipient of a Purple Heart from the Vietnam War, helped to save thousands of his colleagues at Morgan Stanley.Read more
Birthday rose in Wendy Wakeford's name at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo: Gift of Ada Dolch.
When High School principal Ada Dolch learned that a hijacked plane hit the World Trade Center where her sister worked, she prayed, “God, please take care of Wendy. I have to take care of the kids in my school.”Read more
Tuesday's Children participants pose with NBA draft prospects in front of the National 9/11 Flag at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (June 2015)
She was just three months old when her father was killed in the 1994 AMIA bombing in Argentina. Now, through Tuesday’s Children program, she's helping teenagers cope with the loss of their parents to acts of terrorism.Read more