Since 2005, StoryCorps and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum have worked to record at least one story to honor each life lost in the attacks on September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993.
Stories from the September 11th Initiative
“He's the reason I'm here. ”
Constance Labetti remembers her boss, Ron Fazio, who died in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.
“There's a form we fill out and it's called 'On My Death.'”
Father Michael Duffy talks about how he came to give the homily at the funeral of his friend, Father Mychal ...
“I think like a lot of families we had the 'missing' posters up.”
Antonia Landgraf and Matthew Gambale remember their sister, Giovanna "Gennie" Gambale, who died on September 11, 2001. Gennie worked at Cantor Fitzgerald ...
“I remember pacing back and forth and pacing back and forth...”
Christine Kraft, a Red Cross volunteer, remembers responding to the news of the September 11 attacks.
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About the September 11th Initiative
To date, StoryCorps has recorded and archived 1,193 September 11th stories, representing 583 individual victims. You can find out more about our efforts to honor the 10th anniversary of 9/11 here.
Major funding for StoryCorps is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Funding for the September 11th Initiative is provided by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, with additional funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Interviews collected through our September 11th Initiative will be a cornerstone of the collection of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center.
On September 5, StoryCorps announced a collaborative arrangement with the National September 11 Memorial & Museum to honor the stories... Read more.