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Remembering Tommy Ashton, Murdered On 9/11

Twelve years ago today, my cousin Tommy Ashton was struck down in his prime by the Al Qaeda terrorists who engineered the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. From the New York Times great Portraits of Grief memorial: In … Continue reading

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Remembering Tommy Ashton

Eleven years ago today my cousin Tommy Ashton was murdered in the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Here’s where he lives on in the 9/11 Memorial Guide. But here’s where Tommy really lives on: In the tireless efforts … Continue reading

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Finding Tommy Ashton At the 9/11 Memorial

From Thursday’s New York Times: Constructing a Story, With 2,982 Names How do you find a name? How do you find one name out of 2,982? How can you spot two or three incised words around twin pools that — … Continue reading

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The Great Pete Rose/Bud Harrelson Dustup

Marty Lederhandler died last Thursday. Via the Boston Globe: Marty Lederhandler, an Associated Press photographer who captured on film every US president from Herbert Hoover to Bill Clinton, covered the D-day landing in 1944, and climaxed a 66-year career with … Continue reading

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