No industry was forced to change more after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, than aviation, as airports and airlines raced to adapt to protect the flying public. Denver International Airport effectively had to transform overnight. “The entire aviation industry was affected that day,” said Mark Nagel, who was acting director of security at […]
“Cheers to Kit”: A Denver woman’s 9/11 death stole 20 years of memories from her family
In some ways, the grief compounds over time. There are missed birthdays and holidays. There are family trips over the past 20 years that Kathleen “Kit” Faragher couldn’t attend. There is the nephew she will never meet who is named for her. “Every year it’s: ‘Cheers to Kit’ and ‘wish she was here,’” said William […]
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Drew Litton: Recalling 9/11 — when America stood together
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I grew up as part of the 9/11 generation. Here’s why we should all remember and retell our stories from that day.
I grew up as part of a generation of kids in America whose childhoods are punctuated, at least in part, by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York, the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Penn. Like most people, I can remember Sept. 11, 2001, distinctly. I was in fourth grade and 9 years old. We […]