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Rita Lasar Lost Her Brother in the World Trade Center: She Remembers September 11 and Callsfor Peace

September 11, 2002

Today is September 11, 2002. One year ago, at the time of this broadcast, 9:03 a.m. EST, the second hijacked planehit the second tower of the World Trade Center.

Among the thousands of people trapped inside was Abe Zelmanowitz. His sister, Rita Lasar, remembers the day.


  • Rita Lasar, sister of Abe Zelmanowitz, who perished in the World Trade Center.