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Sept. 11

Boston High School Kids Learn About 9/11 — For The First Time

September 09, 2011, 3:50 PM
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Patrick Foley in his classroom (Adam Ragusea/WBUR)

High school sophomores were only 5- or 6-years-old on 9/11. It’s part of the (recent) past for them.

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How Would You Teach 9/11?

September 09, 2011, 3:40 PM
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Patrick Foley has incorporated 9/11 into his curricula since 2001. (Adam Ragusea/WBUR)

Around the country schools are already incorporating 9/11 lessons into their curricula. But what are the lessons of that day, and where do they fit in the overall understanding of our country’s history?

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Sept. 11 Places And Memories: The Boxing Gym

September 09, 2011, 3:30 PM
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MK Boxing in Woburn, where Christopher Mello's coach now trains other prospective boxers. (Dan Mauzy/WBUR)

Christopher Mello was at times many things: an athlete, a son, a student — and a boxer.

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Logan Airport Won’t Forget 9/11

September 09, 2011, 3:20 PM
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Logan Airport's 9/11 Memorial sits just next to the airport's Hilton hotel. (Meghna Chakrabarti/WBUR)

Two of the planes used in the 9/11 attacks were hijacked from Boston’s Logan Airport. Now, people remember the victims at a memorial there.

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Boston Youth Orchestra Chosen For World Premier Of 9/11 Music

September 08, 2011, 3:40 PM
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The Youth Philharmonic Orchestra rehearses "Illuminesence." (Delores Handy/WBUR)

The New England Conservatory’s Youth Philharmonic Orchestra will premiere “Illuminessence,” commissioned by the Vatican in the wake of Sept. 11.

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Sept. 11 Places And Memories: Crocker Park

September 08, 2011, 3:35 PM
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One of the last places Kim Trudell saw her husband was at Crocker Park, overlooking Marblehead Harbor. (Dan Mauzy/WBUR)

The night before he died on 9/11, Fred Rimmele shared a romantic evening with his wife.

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9/11 Rescue Dogs Now Need Caring For Themselves

September 08, 2011, 3:20 PM
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Just after the collapse of the twin towers, FEMA put out the call to its national network of volunteer search-and-rescue teams.

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Sept. 11 Places And Memories: Lake Cochituate

September 07, 2011, 3:40 PM
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Judy Larocque loved to spend time at Lake Cochituate in Framingham. (Dan Mauzy/WBUR)

Judy Larocque loved to spend time at Lake Cochituate in Natick. Her family still feels a connection to here there.

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Sept. 11 Places And Memories: The Federal Street Bus Stop

September 06, 2011, 3:30 PM
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Jeffrey Gonski used to meet his fiancee, Amy Toyen, at the Federal Street bus stop downtown every day. (Dan Mauzy/WBUR)

Before she died on Sept. 11, 2001, Amy Toyen took the Newton Corner express every day with her fiance.

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Sept. 11 Places And Memories: Jeff’s Beach

September 05, 2011, 3:50 PM
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The beach in Pocasset is dedicated to Jeff Coombs. (Dan Mauzy/WBUR)

Jeff Coombs died on Sept. 11, 2001, a passenger on American Airlines Flight 11. Now, his family has a special place they go to remember him.


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