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  • The World Trade Towers On 9 / 11 Memorial And Museum

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    The National September 9/11 Memorial and Museum The New York Times, interviewed Barbara Pickell, a sales representative who was the employed at Blue Cross Company at the World Trade Towers on 9/11, recalled that “Everybody started screaming because they could see people jumping out of the building” (“Witness to Apocalypse”). Approximately 3000 people lost their lives in the World Trade Center attacks (Templeton and Lumley). Many vanished in the debris, leaving families and friends no time to say

  • Psychological And Chronic Health Effects Associated With Exposure

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    There has been several psychological and chronic health effects associated with the exposure to the World Trade Center disaster and its repercussion. People who were exposed to fumes, smoke and dust produced during the tragedy and subsequent recovery, clean-up and rescue activities have shown increased risk of respiratory diseases such as asthma (Jordan et al., 2011). Furthermore, psychological trauma as a result of the tragedy is connected with an increased risk of severe psychological distress

  • Cause And Effects Of 9/11 Essay

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    patriotism(“Reaction to 9/11”). New York Governor Pataki activated the State’s Emergency Operations Center; created a new office of Public Safety to check on the state’s bridges, tunnels and water supplies; and won bipartisan support for a plan to establish a Lower Manhattan Development Corporation and a state-run World Trade Center Relief Fund(“Reaction to 9/11”). Congressional leaders responded to: They passed a $40 billion disaster relief bill in September and, the next year, the USA Patriot Act, which gave investigators

  • One World Trade Center Is An Ideal Representation Of What Green Building

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    water saving technologies, lighting, materials, transportation, air quality, and people (Facility Executive , 2016). Making this work of art, the most environmentally sustainable building of its size, in the world (Contract 2010) In 2007, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC), introduced an aggressive green standards agreement which required the

  • Attack on the World Trade Center

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    Tuesday, September 11, 2001, began as a normal peaceful morning in the largest city in the United States. New York City was just as busy as usual, all the hustle and bustle of the people headed to their jobs, all the traffic going in and out of the World Trade Center. Millions of the people were in morning rush hour on their way from their homes to work. The World Trade Center was a symbol of U.S. power and financial strength, but that was about to change. A few minutes after 9:00 a.m., the sky was

  • The Media And Common Folk Essay

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    It was a typical Tuesday morning with clear skies in New York City on September 11th, 2001 until at around 8:45am (history.com). Suddenly without warning, a Boeing 747 commercial aircraft carrier filled with approximately 20,000 gallons of extremely volatile jet fuel plummeted directly the World Trade Center’s north tower causing catastrophic damage to the building and killing hundreds instantly (history.com). The media and common folk initially assumed that this must be the result of some horrendous

  • Analysis Of The Article ' 15 Years After 9 / 11 '

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    In his article, “15 years after 9/11-have we said goodbye to carefree?”,” Paul Fadelli explains that society can never go back to being carefree due to the rise of terrorist attacks. Fadelli presents to middle aged folks who remember the 9/11 attacks, which shaped this society into a new era of occasional terrorist attacks. Fadelli believes that even though terrorist attacks are more prevalent in society, that society shouldn’t lose the act of being carefree. Fadelli’s purpose is to prove that things

  • Qualities Of A Hero

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    What is a Hero A hero is a leader. Someone who is willing to save others before themselves. A hero has a fire burning determination to do something that is bigger than themselves. Someone who has enough selfishness to fulfill a dead-man's dreams. A hero possesse loyalty for their people or their country. Enough physical and mental strength to save another person's life. Someone that has enough bravery to stand up to any obstacle thrown in the way of their greatness. Someone who puts a city on their

  • The Village Of Pleasantville Board Meetings Essay

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    . The village of Pleasantville conducts public board meetings every second and fourth Monday of each month. On rare occasions, for further discussion on serious issues or concerns of Pleasantville, the village board will conduct meetings—like a public hearing—on other weekdays. These meetings are located in the conference room on the second floor of the Village hall, which is also next to the Pleasantville Police Station. The village board consists of four trustees—Steven Lord, Mindy Berard, Colleen

  • Construction Of An Islamic Community Center At 51 Park Street

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    During the late summer of 2010, Sharif el-Gamal was planning for the construction of an Islamic community center at 51 Park Street. This community center would be in close proximity of the site of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center during 9/11. Many people argued that the community center should not be built in such close proximity to the site of the attack. These people believed that the construction of the community center would be insensitive to the those who mourned over the deaths