Arlene Sullivan and Norene Schneider

ThomasSullivanTommy Sullivan (left), was a stockbroker who was a partner at Harvey Young Yurman. He got his start at 13 working with his father at a discount brokerage firm. Tommy was killed in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.

Tommy’s mother, Arlene Sullivan (pictured above right), came to StoryCorps with her daughter Norene Schneider (pictured above left) to remember her son. Here she recalls a precocious Tommy in his youth.

Originally aired September 8, 2006 on NPR’s Morning Edition. 

Photo courtesy of the Sullivan family