Tag: 9-11

We will never forget

September 11 is Patriot Day. A presidential proclamation issued in 2007 proclaims: . . . the people of the United States [are] to observe Patriot Day with appropriate ceremonies, activities, and remembrance services, to display the flag at half-staff from their homes on that day, and to observe a moment of silence beginning at 8:46…

Honor and remember the victims of 9/11

The 9/11 Memorial has a Facebook app that helps you “Honor the nearly 3,000 men, women, and children who perished in the attacks of 9/11. Dedicate your status, update your profile photo, and tell us how you’re remembering.” If you are on Facebook you can update your profile photo to show that you are paying…

Project 2,996 needs your help

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Project 2,996 is a tribute to the victims of 9/11 and your help is needed. The idea behind Project 2,996 is to remember each and every victim. Not only is this a great project for bloggers, it’s also a great assignment for older students.…

Patriot Day — God Bless America

Pope Benedict’s Prayer at Ground Zero delivered April 20, 2008 O God of love, compassion, and healing, look on us, people of many different faiths and traditions, who gather today at this site, the scene of incredible violence and pain. We ask you in your goodness to give eternal light and peace to all who…

Patriot Day 2009

Patriot Day, September 11, marks the 8th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in the USA in 2001. A presidential proclamation issued in 2007 proclaims: . . . the people of the United States [are] to observe Patriot Day with appropriate ceremonies, activities, and remembrance services, to display the flag at half-staff from their homes on…

Steven Paul Chucknick— 9/11 tribute

This Project 2,996 tribute is written by my daughter, Isabel: 09/08/1957 – 09/11/2001 Age: 44 From: Cliffwood Beach NJ Company: Euro Brokers Inc. (84th floor, tower #2); Vice President of Communications and Facilities Steven Paul Chucknick went to Highschool on Staten Island and entered the Navy at the age of 19. He served for 3…

Project 2,996 needs you!

Project 2,996 still need volunteers to pay tribute to the victims of 9-11. Even if you don’t have a blog or website, you can still participate. As of this posting only 687 of 2,996 tributes have been assigned. I was assigned Hasmukhrai Chuckulal Parmar. This could be a wonderful student assignment. For details on how…

Hasmukh Parmar — 9/11 tribute

Hasmukhrai Chuckulal Parmar There is not much info available on Hash, as his friends called him, but I have learned a lot about him by reading the many memorials posted online by friends, co-workers, and relatives. Two things about Hash were consistently mentioned in these memorials: his smile, and his love for his family. Bharti,…