10 Remember 9/11: Chicagoans Recall Day Etched in History
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Updated: Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012
Editor's note: This series of stories launched in August 2011 to preview the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
More than a day's drive separate Chicago from New York City and Washington D.C. But the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, brought them much closer.
Now, a decade after 9/11, the staff of The Red Line Project profiles 10 people and communities that were impacted by the acts of terrorism at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and aboard United 93. Some lost family members. Some witnessed the event. Some rushed from Chicago to help.
And they share one thing in common: They all remember ...