September 11, 2021 was as warm, cloudless, and sunny as September 11, 2001—participants who participated in the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 Foundation terrorist attack in Massachusetts that morning couldn’t help but notice the similarities.
Governor Karyn Polito recalled almost that autumn morning that “for a family that lost their loved one in the 9/11 incident the blue sky brings them back to this moment and relives their devastating loss.” There were more than 3,000 victims. We will be focusing on the 200 Massachusetts victims, many of which took off from Logan Airport.
Families of the victims gathered at John F. Kennedy Presidential Library on Saturday morning to remember their loved ones. Governor Charlie Baker, Governor Polito Lieutenant and Attorney General Mullah Shealy joined. Kim Jenny, Boston Acting Mayor, also joined. This is the list. The team read names of victims who came into contact with Bay State as well as those whose families were killed in the 9/11 attacks.
Joyce Ng, who had read some names, pointed that she lived in the Marriott Hotel at the World Trade Center 20 years ago, right below Todd R. Hill who died that same day. Floors
Baker and Jane Swift, the former Acting Governor, gave speeches. Jane Swift was elected five months before 9/11. Although she talked about the dark period that the country experienced after 9/11 and now the global pandemic, she pointed out that the “grace and humane acts” of 9/11 families have been going on for a long time after the terrible attacks. .
Swift stated, “I believe that this is especially true in families connected to Massachusetts,” noting that these families have contributed “extraordinary 54 scholarships and awards…as well 16 commemorative events [and 19 foundations]”. , 14 foundations. “All of these, with the exception of some musical works, playgrounds and buildings, were created to inspire and give hope to the new generation,” she stated.
The 25-year-old Anna Sweeney’s mother and flight attendant Madeline “Amy” Sweeney communicated to the ground crew about American Airlines on September 11 She died after the hijacking of Flight 11, and she presented a bravery award in recognition of her mother’s Day of Courage. Polito pointed out Anna Sweeney’s bachelor’s as well as master’s degrees in counter-terrorism.
Annette Szivos, Gardner, was awarded the Sweeney Civilian Bravery Award in June for saving a drowning man. Although Szivos, a petite woman, said she was afraid that she would drown while floating the 6-foot-2 man’s head, she added that “I can’t let anyone drown infront of me.” Szivos stated that she later had dinner with the man’s wife and “grateful” wife. She thanked Szivos, saying that it was a more enjoyable time together.
Szivos declared, “She will always keep in contact with me,”
Throughout the day, 9/11 family members jotted down every bit about their loved ones: every Saturday morning their children would play with their father, the widow “pushing dad off the couch”, for her new life I found a little girl with an untalented daughter in a blue dress sitting in her deceased mother’s car, because she “very determinedly didn’t want Amelia to wear pink.” The deceased mother of another daughter gave her a yellow and black butterfly The family left her family’s signature.
Sonia Puopolo recalled how nearly a year after the 9/11 incident, her mother Sonia Mercedes Morales Puopolo’s wedding ring was found in the rubble. She wore the ring on her finger even after her flight crashed into the World Trade Center. NS She said that her family had retrieved the ring and she was fine. She said that love, perseverance, and gratitude are the things that will help us move forward.
Diane Hunt’s 32 year-old son William Christopher Hunt died September 11. According to her, even after twenty years of living without a son, it is “easier” to be without one. She was almost in tears when she was interviewed by reporters. However, she recalled last spring that William Hunter’s Memorial Scholarship Fund had donated $1,500 per student to the Kingston Sacred Heart School’s last graduating class.
She also mentioned that her son had sent her pennies after she left her son’s death. “They are pennies from Heaven,” she stated.