Uploaded: Thu, Sep 8, 2011, 4:44 pm
Sept. 11 remembered
Two dozen Midpeninsula residents share their stories of heartbreak and hope
Vanessa Roach was getting ready to go to work at Stanford University. Yonkel Goldstein was at a meeting in New York City, across from the World Trade Center. Samina Sundas was shopping in Costco. Chet Frankenfield was vacationing in Canada.
These four Palo Alto area residents, along with nearly two dozen others, recently recalled the moments they heard about -- or witnessed -- the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, as well as their feelings and experiences of that day.
The Palo Alto Weekly is sharing their first-person stories, posted below, as our community reflects upon the tragic events of that day and how our lives and thinking have changed as a result.
To read residents' recollections, click on their names below.
Also, several of their stories have been captured in a video.
In New York City
Yonkel Goldstein: At Ground Zero
Kimberley Stewart: A Miracle amid Tragedy
Along the Midpeninsula
Vanessa Roach: Two Haunting Words
Theresa Carey: Saved by Volleyball
Tracy Douglas: The Mattress Dilemma
Samina Sundas: A Voice for Peace
Tina McMinn: Far from Home
Megan Hulce: Who Could Believe ... ?
Carina Rossner: Birth Amid Chaos
Mohinder Pelia: A Visitor Stands in Solidarity
Kathleen Hughes: Almost Losing the Love of Her Life
Mark Meyers: There for Our Country
Adrift in the U.S.A.
Richard Placone: Voyage of a Lifetime
Art Kraemer: 'Stuck' on Maui
Mark VanZanten: A Forced Landing
Paul Werner: On a Boston Bus
Miriam Palm: Return from Montana
A World Away
Chet Frankenfield: Our Canadian Neighbors
Anne Ream: Talismans in Milan
Jeanne Kennedy: The Hospitality of Strangers
Mimm Patterson: Homesick, in Ireland
Alice Smith: A View from the U.K.
Romeo Horvath: Deployed in Kosovo
Bill Barranco: Whose News?
Joy Robinson: Sympathy in Tibet
M. A. Fruth: Gap Teeth
Carolyn Dole: Silent Skies
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