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In The News

News coverage about the 10th Anniversary Ceremony

With quotes from World Trade Center Survivors' Network

WTC Survivors To Meet With One Heart, Group for Terror Victims

New York Sun, June 9, 2006

WTC Survivors shared their experiences with other terrorism survivors, at a gathering with the One Heart Foundation.
[View Article]   [link to Original Article]

Common Ground: Interviews with the Survivors' Network

Lutheran Disaster Response of New York interviewed members of WTC Survivors' network.
[View Article]  [LDRNY Web Site]

Week of Hope

By Elia Zedeno, WTC Survivors' Network Member
September 11th Families Association Newsletter, May 2005

Recently, I returned home from a week spent in Oklahoma City. For a survivor of the February 26, 1993 bombing and the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, it was both an honor and a privilege to share time and words of comfort during Oklahoma City’s "Week of Hope."...
[View Article (pdf)]  [September 11th Families Association Website]

Survivors Pursue Effort to Save Stairway That Was 9/11 'Path to Freedom'

New York Times, November 25, 2005   [Link to NY Times]  [View PDF]
By DAVID W. DUNLAP (NYT); Metropolitan Desk

These were the final steps. After hundreds of workers made a terrifying floor-by-floor descent from their offices in the sky on 9/11, as the twin towers shuddered and rained ruin, they found a gangway to safety from the elevated plaza down the Vesey Street stairs. ''They were the path...

Surviving 9-11

Manuel Chea, on assignment for our Speakers' Bureau in North Carolina
NC chapter of the Full Gospel Christian Business Men's Fellowship on September 8th, 2005 in Moorehead, North Carolina.

Sep 8, 2005
Carley Wegner, WNCT-TV 9, Greenville, North Carolina

"The biggest thing I remember that day is when the building was rocking back and forth and I honestly thought the building would snap and break at that time". Manuel Chea was working as a banker in the world trade center on september11th. A day we all watched in horror as terrorists attacked the U.S. ..." article (html) / bio (pdf)

How to Get Out Alive

Time Magazine, April 25, 2005

From hurricanes to 9/11: What the science of evacuation reveals about how humans behave in the worst of times

Article>  Time web site:

Rebuilding, Yes, but Taking Pains to Preserve, Too

Blocks, The New York Times, December 30, 2004

We appreciate the mention of WTC Survivors' Network in this article about preservation of physical structures at Ground Zero, including the Survivors Stairway. [Excerpt of article]


Survivor Resiliency — Amazing WTC Survivors

Newsletter September 2004
Al Siebert, Ph.D., author of The Survivor Personality, Director of The Resiliency Center

Tales Of The City, Revisited

Time Magazine, September 6, 2004
Mentions WTC Survivors' Network
> Article  Time website:

Preparing for the next disaster

New York Daily News, August 13, 2004
August 13, 2004
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Survivors' Stairway News

For the latest news on the Vesey Street "Survivors' Stairway" see our web site SaveTheStairway.org

Lutheran Disaster Response of New York

Time Cover
"How To Get Out Alive," Time Magazine, April 25, 2005

Time Covers
"How Are the Survivors Doing?" Tales of the City Revisited, Time Magazine, September 6, 2004