Seeds of Hope

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photoDevastated by the loss of loved ones, some 9-11 families are turning grief into political and social action. They have lobbied Congress, started up inter-religious foundations, and founded organizations to encourage volunteerism. Using the power of hope, they are regaining control over their shattered lives, and along the way, inspiring the rest of us.

As America marks the second anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks, click the "Listen" link to hear the inspiring stories of strength, courage, hope and faith.


Wright Sailsbury, his son-in law was on Flight 11, founded "The Alliance for Jewish Christian Muslim Understanding"

Carie Lemack, lost her mother on Flight 11, founded "Families of September 11"

Jay Winuk, brother died in the South Tower, founded "One Day's Pay"

David Potorti, brother died in the Twin Towers, co-founded "9-11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows", author of new book "September 11th Families for Peacefu Tomorrows: Turning Our Grief into Action for Peace"

Jack Beatty, On Point News Analyst

This program aired on September 11, 2003.


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