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Remembering Tommy Ashton, Murdered 20 Years Ago on 9/11

My cousin Tommy Ashton was 21 years old on September 11, 2001, working his second day as an apprentice electrician at the World Trade Center. Tommy was on the 95th floor of the north tower when American Airlines Flight 11 … Continue reading

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For Tommy Ashton

Ten years ago today my cousin Tommy Ashton was murdered in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. From the New York Times inspired (and inspirational) Portraits of Grief series: SHARING OLD MEMORIES Thomas Ashton It was home movies night on … Continue reading

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