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Twenty years since ´93 World
Trade bombing

United Press International, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/26/2013 9:48:01 AM

NEW YORK- Relatives and survivors marked the 20th anniversary Tuesday of the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York. Edward Smith, whose wife Monica was one of four people who died, told ABC News.com he couldn´t continue to live there after her death but makes a trip to New York every February for a memorial. "There were too many reminders. It was too much," Smith said. Smith´s wife was eight months pregnant with their first child and about to begin her maternity leave when terrorists detonated a truck bomb in the building´s parking garage

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 2/26/2013 10:16:52 AM     (No. 9196903)

I worked for MetLife´s IT Dept at 23rd and Park Avenue South and I left work sick for my apt in Bayonne, NJ that day. I missed out by 45 minutes being injured or perhaps killed by falling concrete on the PATH train platforms as a result of that explosion. I didn´t know about it until I got to my apt, turned on the TV before crawling into bed and realizing the Good Lord was looking out for me that day.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 2/26/2013 10:22:12 AM     (No. 9196920)

I believe the memorial for the ´93 terror victims was destroyed in the 2001 attacks. Does anyone know if it was rebuilt? All the terror attacks leading up to 2001 seem to have been swept under the rug.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ladydawgfan, 2/26/2013 1:27:48 PM     (No. 9197325)

I´m dealing with the flu right now so I will look at my photos later to be sure, but my sister and I visited the new memorial in 2011. I believe the 1993 victims are included in that memorial as part of the fountain walls . Someone feel free to correct me if I am incorrect in this.

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