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Opening Day of One World Observatory

Today is Opening Day at One World Observatory atop the new World Trade Center Tower One! As a volunteer tour guide with the 9/11 Tribute Center​, I visited the observatory earlier this month. The whole experience is beautifully done, from the ground, up in the elevator, and finally at the

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Haydee Corona Seiger: A Loving Tribute to Our Mother

I woke up on the Monday morning after Easter, and my heart physically ached. My mom had died on Easter Sunday, and I could hardly imagine the world without her love, her intelligence and her fierceness. It has been hard for me to write about her, not only because she’s

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Remembering September 11, 2001

Images taken on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 last year. I couldn’t go through this day without remembering my experiences on September 11th and the days, weeks, months and years since the attacks. I’ll never forget the outpouring of sympathy from everyone in the city for each other, not to

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My Market Treasures – Raab, Scarves & Monsters

How about the weather this weekend?! I hope you were able to spend time outside with your mom! I gave two tours of the World Trade Center Memorial Plaza on Saturday, but James brought home some tasty treats from the Greenmarket. (I’ve been a volunteer tour guide of the World Trade Center site with the 9/11 Families Association since 2006.) He cooked up the gorgeous, leafy kale in the photo with some ramp butter and the last of the fat ramps in the market for dinner last night. He also got several round ruisbrods, but we ate them up before I could take their portraits. Next time for sure!

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