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"9/11 Remembered" : Digital production and layout: Suzi Piker / Online Producer; Graphic: Michael Fisher / Staff Artist
Racing to the scene, with friends in mind For firefighter Michael Clarke of Bath, scouring the rubble of the twin towers was deeply personal.
Two Mainers get firsthand perspective Women with ties to Winthrop – a filmmaker and a theater director – are shaken as they witness the tragic events in Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001.
A Maine family reaches for 'something positive' Loved ones make certain that Stephen Ward, who died in the Sept. 11 attacks, has an enduring legacy.
A spur-of-the-moment act rewrites one man's destiny On any other day, Jim Ash would have been sitting at his desk when Flight 175 hit the south tower.
An unprecedented story unfolds In response to the dawning horror of a terrorist attack on U.S. soil, The Portland Press Herald hastily assembles an eight-page afternoon edition with the banner headline: 'UNDER ATTACK.'
Attacks put Maine on alert In Augusta, Gov. Angus King and his staff scrambled to coordinate the state's response even as he worried about his son just blocks away from ground zero.
Breaking the news, and breaking down A Waterville school administrator talks about the struggle in 2001 to communicate the 'defining event of that generation.'
Clergy: Preserve faith in humanity Determined to provide congregants with 'something to hold on to' in the face of 'profound evil,'
How do you teach about Sept. 11? For students today, the emotional resonance of the attacks diminishes as Sept. 11 becomes a day in world history rather than a vivid memory.
Humble undertaking goes global A Maine woman's effort to reach out to the families of those lost on Sept. 11, 2001, grows to epic proportions.
Lure of military rose in response to attack on U.S. Sgt. 1st Class Rick Campbell of Gray, a Marine recruiter in 2001 and in that role now with the Maine National Guard, says the desire to be part of the armed services continues today.
On 9/11, 'we became the outsiders' Many who had found refuge in Maine and America remember the day 'all those ghosts came back,' reshaping their world into one of lingering suspicion and even open hostility.
'A weird day to bring a child into the world' Born in the midst of a national tragedy, Ryan Farr of Gorham overcomes even more to become what his mom calls 'the definition of determination and hope.'
'I was just overwhelmed with pain' His interaction with two of the Sept. 11 hijackers at Portland International Jetport has left Mike Tuohey a haunted man.
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