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StoryCorps Shorts: September 11 Stories

PBS Premiere: September 6, 2011

Online: Sept. 6, 2011 – Sept. 6, 2015

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Since 2005, StoryCorps and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum have worked to record at least one story to honor each life lost in the attacks on September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993. To date, StoryCorps has recorded and archived 1,193 September 11 stories, representing 583 individual victims.

Always A Family — On the morning of September 11th, Michael Trinidad called his ex-wife, Monique Ferrer, from the 103rd floor of the World Trade Center's North Tower to say goodbye. In the wake of his death, Monique tells the story of Michael's lasting legacy — the family they built together.

She Was the One — When Richie Pecorella met Karen Juday, she captured his heart and changed his life. They were engaged and living together in Brooklyn when Karen was killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, where she worked as an administrative assistant. Here, Richie remembers Karen, his love and inspiration.

John and Joe — John Vigiano Sr. is a retired New York City firefighter whose two sons followed him into service — John Jr. was a firefighter, too, and Joe was a police detective. On September 11, 2001, both Vigiano brothers responded to the call from the World Trade Center, and both were killed while saving others. John Sr. remembers his sons and reflects on coping with his tremendous loss.

 

TAGS: 9/11, family, short film, storycorps

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Film Information

StoryCorps Shorts: September 11 Stories

Premiere Date: September 6, 2011

Streaming Dates: Sept. 6, 2011 – Sept. 6, 2015

Filmmakers: Mike Rauch, Tim Rauch

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