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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

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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