Tag Archives: Kathy Ashton

The 13th – and Final – Tommy Ashton Basketball Tournament

My cousin Tommy Ashton was murdered in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. From the landmark New York Times Portraits of Grief: Saddest day ever. Since then, Tommy’s sisters Colleen and Mary have shepherded the Thomas Ashton Foundation, which has an … Continue reading

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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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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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