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what really happened to your loved ones on 9/11 by michael mark


To those of you who lost loved ones in the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, here’s what happened in their final moments. [Read more…]

Because doing good is always in Style

Hip-hop artist Jay-Z will be holding a charity concert at Madison Square Garden on September 11 to commemorate the 9th anniversary of the attacks. All proceeds will be donated to the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund. Tickets cost $50 apiece, and Jay-Z hopes to raise more than $750,000 for the Fund, which has been helping the families of fallen First Responders for almost 25 years. If you can’t make it to the concert, you can still help out by becoming an ambassador, encouraging your company to become a corporate sponsor or making a donation.