A bank that lost 66 employees in the 9/11 attacks has sent 54 children of their fallen colleagues to college.
A guide dog calmly led 30 people down 1,463 steps out of the World Trade Center on 9/11 despite the confusion, smoke, and noise around them. Once safe, the dog then helped a woman who was blinded by the debris.
Beverly Eckert died in the crash of Flight 3407 while on her way to award a scholarship in honor of her husband, who was killed in the events of 9/11.
There was a movie made 4 years before 9/11 that condemned the incompetency of government officials to prevent the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center towers from happening again; it’s called “Path to Paradise” (1997). Prophetically, it ends with a terrorist being shown that the WTC is still standing and he says, “Next time we’ll bring them both down.” And in 1998, The Seige was released, about middle easterners attacking NYC, and The X Files predicted a plane crashing into NYC.
The New York Times wrote an article about every single September the 11th Victim.
Only one member of Congress voted against the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists after 9/11, stating that they should be “careful not to embark on an open-ended war with neither an exit strategy nor a focused target.”
Victorinox the manufacturer of the Swiss Army Knife lost 40% of its business due to the 9/11 attack.
2 F16 pilots went on a suicide mission to stop Flight 93 on 9/11.
Firefighters would hide in Ground Zero rubble so that dogs could find “survivors”. Constantly finding bodies was leading to high stress in the dogs as they thought they were failing.
On 9/11, after the first plane hit the North Tower of the WTC, people in the South Tower wanted to leave but were advised by a announcement to stay at their desks. Some of those who tried to leave anyway were turned back by security in the building before the exits. 1,120 died.
On 9/11, when all transport out of the city was shut down, citizen boat owners managed to transport over 500k people from Manhattan Island in an amazing act known as the “9/11 Boatlift”.
Afghan resistance leader Ahmad Shah Massoud, who fought against the Soviets in the 1980s, was also against a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam. He was assassinated two days before 9/11, after warning of a major terrorist attack set to happen in the United States.