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Remembering Sept. 11
Previously published stories
September 11, 2011
From mathematics to psychology, the attacks changed what we know about the world.
From the Globe Magazine
After 9/11, no parent or child wanted to be out of touch again. Technology made it possible to make an idea concrete: From this point on, one need never experience an emergency alone.
September 10, 2011
In Iraq, Afghanistan, and back at home, the toll on US forces in time, toil, blood, and family life has been almost incalculable — a debt repayable only in honor.
About 500 people attended a ceremony at the Boston airport to remember those who perished during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
September 9, 2011
September 8, 2011
It was hard to be a Muslim child after 9/11, and it stayed hard for a while. But edges softened and the children have grown up, defining for themselves an American way. (Boston Globe)
September 7, 2011
The state, and especially Boston, has tapped the gusher of US antiterror funds, buying topnotch gear - which, in these 10 years of eerie calm, has seen little use. (Boston Globe)
September 6, 2011
At the ticket counter, baggage ramp, tarmac, and beyond, Logan workers were left to come to terms on their own, or to try, after the hijacked flights roared into history. (Boston Globe)
September 5, 2011
US intervention in 2001 was cheered in the north, and the Taliban was swiftly beaten. But a returning reporter finds the Islamic extremists filtering back. (Boston Globe)
September 4, 2011
The 9/11 attacks claimed thousands, including Rahma Salie, who was seven months pregnant, and her husband Micky, left, and the list only starts with the dead. Left behind were those for whom the years have meant building the unthinkable into every new day. (By Jenna Russell, Globe Staff)
When Akamai Daniel Lewin died in the 9/11 attacks, nobody knew whether his company would survive. Yet Akamai’s employees have been determined to preserve Lewin’s memory with a thriving business and a global network that works.
September 2, 2011
"Sept. 11, 2001, changed everything. As the tenth anniversary approaches, a lot of experts will weigh in on that statement. But to see how an event transformed us, we need to remember where we were just beforehand. Perhaps the most striking thing about the newspapers of Sept. 2, 2001, is the absence of a perceived enemy. (Boston Globe)
September 1, 2011
Ten years after the 9/11 attacks destroyed the World Trade Center, an 80-story glass and steel tower is rising like a phoenix from the ashes of Ground Zero.