BOSTON — On Sunday, residents across the Boston area remembered the 206 Massachusetts 9/11 victims by attending memorial services, bicycling in road races, listening to original music inspired by that day and praying.
BOSTON — Boston artists from all genres will gather Sunday to share works inspired by the events of Sept 11. We preview a couple.
BOSTON — For children who don’t remember 9/11 or weren’t yet born, there’s now a picture book for kids that details the tragic events. The author/illustrator discusses the process.
BOSTON — We talk with two local first responders, who rushed from Massachusetts to help out in Manhattan.
Lev Mamuya was just a little kid when the country was attacked on 9/11. Now he’s 14 years old and a cello prodigy. For the 10th anniversary of the attacks, he’s been asked to compose a piece remembering the day.
After authorities realized two of the hijacked planes had taken off from Boston’s Logan Airport, FBI agents turned the airport into a crime scene.
BOSTON — The two planes that crashed into New York City’s World Trade Center on 9/11 departed from Logan International Airport. Since then, Logan has become the front line of experimentation with new security measures.
Tufts University graduate Elizabeth Herman, now a Fulbright scholar, says she’s found that a country’s relationship with the U.S. often influences how it teaches about Sept. 11.
BOSTON — Two years after 9/11, Saurabh Bhalerao, a Hindu from India, was nearly killed in a brutal hate crime in Dartmouth. But falling back on his faith, he was able to accept the attack and move on.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — When its co-founder died trying to stop the terrorist attack aboard Flight 11, Akamai Technologies was in trouble. But Akamai rallied around the memory of its tenacious executive, growing into a $1 billion software company.
Stephanie Galvani shares the story of her relationship with her husband Jeff Gonski, who lost his fiancee in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
WINTHROP, Mass. — Urban Search and Rescue dogs from Massachusetts were among the first to arrive at the World Trade Center and played a crucial role in the initial response to 9/11.
Thomas Menino has been mayor of Boston for 18 years. On the morning of Sept. 11, 10 years ago, he was at a fundraising event at a florist shop in Brighton.
When word of a hijacking came, two fighter pilots flew at supersonic speed from Otis Air Base on Cape Cod to New York City. They say they couldn’t have stopped the attacks, even if they responded faster.
U.S. Army reservist Shareda Hosein thought becoming a chaplain would bring her Muslim life and her military life together. But she encountered personal and organizational hurdles after Sept. 11.
Betty Ong, a flight attendant from Andover, was on board the first of the two planes from Boston to hit the World Trade Center. Her sister and brother remember that day and their battle to present the public with an accurate picture of Betty.
BOSTON — In Boston, there are no physical reminders of the Sept. 11 attacks. But the city’s wounds are deep because the first attacks originated from Logan International Airport.
On Sept. 11, Arlington poet Steven Ratiner was in a small chapel on the remote Isles of Shoals, off New Hampshire’s coast. He takes us back to that day and the poem that came out of it.
Unlike his father, Jim Meeks had never thought of joining the Army. Then Sept. 11 occurred, and the Harvard student drove down to the recruiter’s office and signed up.
WBUR’s Rachel Rohr was living 10 blocks from ground zero on Sept. 11. She retells the experience through photos she quickly captured.