Twin Towers

Tai Ji Men Qigong Academy Commemorates the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks with Love, Peace, and Conscience

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:50pm

Pamela Chen, a Tai Ji Men member from Los Angeles, arrived in New York on the morning of September 11, 2021.

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  • Pamela Chen, a Tai Ji Men member from Los Angeles, arrived in New York on the morning of September 11, 2021.
  • Dr. Hong, Tao-Tze, the leader of Tai Ji Men , and Tai Ji Men members did not leave New York.
  • Tai Ji Men Qigong Academy : Tai Ji Men is an ancient menpai (similar to school) of qigong, martial arts, and self-cultivation.
  • At Tai Ji Men, martial arts and wisdom have been passed down from the shifu (master) to his dizi.

MuddHouse Media launches "Top of the World" podcast highlighting the people and stories behind the historic rebuilding of the World Trade Center

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:27pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MuddHouse Mediaannounced today the official launch of Top of the World: Lessons from Rebuilding the World Trade Center, an 11-part podcast series featuring the people at the heart of the historic rebuilding of the new World Trade Center.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MuddHouse Mediaannounced today the official launch of Top of the World: Lessons from Rebuilding the World Trade Center, an 11-part podcast series featuring the people at the heart of the historic rebuilding of the new World Trade Center.
  • Each episode of Top of the World explores the rebuilding through the eyes of those at the center of the action.
  • "Rebuilding the World Trade Center has been and continues to be the passion of my life," said Larry A. Silverstein, Chairman, Silverstein Properties.
  • For additional information regarding The Top of the World, please visit: muddhousemedia.com/top-of-the-world
    Dara McQuillan (Chief Marketing Officer, Silverstein Properties)is available for interviews upon request.

Tall Order And United Legwear & Apparel Co. Announce Sponsorship Of The Aaron Judge All Rise Foundation Gala

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 9:28pm

Tall Order and United Legwear & Apparel Co. set to sponsor Aaron Judge All Rise Foundation Gala.

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  • Tall Order and United Legwear & Apparel Co. set to sponsor Aaron Judge All Rise Foundation Gala.
  • "The mission of ALL RISE is to inspire children and youth to become responsible citizens and encourage them to reach unlimited possibilities," said Aaron Judge, New York Yankees outfielder and Founder of the Aaron Judge ALL RISE Foundation.
  • We are thankful to Tall Order and United Legwear & Apparel Co. for their commitment as the VIP Reception Signature Sponsor of our "All-Star Evening."
  • "Working with Patty Judge and the Aaron Judge ALL RISE Foundation is an honor," said Lisa Friedman Clark, President of Tall Order.

Outline for Building Chengdu into a World Famous City of Sports Events

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 3:22am

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On the evening of September 9th 2021, the Outlinefor Building Chengdu into a World Famous City of Sports Events was releasedat China-Europe Center, Chengdu.

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  • CHENGDU, China, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On the evening of September 9th 2021, the Outlinefor Building Chengdu into a World Famous City of Sports Events was releasedat China-Europe Center, Chengdu.
  • Chengdu's government, together with many internationally famous sports institutions, media and domestically renowned sports companies, presented a beautifulblueprint for Building Chengdu into a World Famous City of Sports Events to the world.
  • Chengdu is expected to become a World Famous City of Sports Events by 2025, a World Famous City of Sports by 2030, and a World Famous City for living by 2035.
  • The City Football Group, Wanda Sports and Zhongao Sports eachmade their keynote speeches, giving their advice for Chengdu, respectively.

Outline for Building Chengdu into a World Famous City of Sports Events

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 2:51am

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On the evening of September 9th 2021, the Outlinefor Building Chengdu into a World Famous City of Sports Events was releasedat China-Europe Center, Chengdu.

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  • CHENGDU, China, Sept. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On the evening of September 9th 2021, the Outlinefor Building Chengdu into a World Famous City of Sports Events was releasedat China-Europe Center, Chengdu.
  • Chengdu's government, together with many internationally famous sports institutions, media and domestically renowned sports companies, presented a beautifulblueprint for Building Chengdu into a World Famous City of Sports Events to the world.
  • Chengdu is expected to become a World Famous City of Sports Events by 2025, a World Famous City of Sports by 2030, and a World Famous City for living by 2035.
  • The City Football Group, Wanda Sports and Zhongao Sports eachmade their keynote speeches, giving their advice for Chengdu, respectively.

Saving 9/11 Memories: StoryFile Life’s AI Gift to the Public

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 10:00pm

In advance of the user-friendly platform StoryFile Life being formally released in early October, the company has created a feature the public can use now, focused on the users experiences and emotions of that day.

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  • In advance of the user-friendly platform StoryFile Life being formally released in early October, the company has created a feature the public can use now, focused on the users experiences and emotions of that day.
  • StoryFile Lifes 9/11 platform works on any connected computer, tablet or smartphone.
  • StoryFile Life is available for users in beta now, with a free starter pack for users to create their own files that can be shared anywhere.
  • The free 9/11 pack includes 83 questions, and users wukk eventually have the option of submitting their file to be considered for future StoryFile projects.

Master Sculptor, 98, Leaves 9/11 Elegy and Tribute in Desert Studio

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:37pm

On the day the Twin Towers collapsed, master sculptor John Henry Waddell (February 14, 1921 November 27, 2019) had lived nearly a century of the human story.

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  • On the day the Twin Towers collapsed, master sculptor John Henry Waddell (February 14, 1921 November 27, 2019) had lived nearly a century of the human story.
  • Other figures like warriors for peace, joined them, as if lifted by the spirits of those who'd lost their lives on that day.
  • Over the decade it took for Waddell to sculpt this elegy, " Rising " grew to be a 30 figure, 50-foot-high bas relief.
  • In the documentary "The Reluctant Muse", Waddell admits it's not easy to define exactly what role art plays in modern society.

Were These the Two Last Items Sold Before the World Trade Center Fell?

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:34pm

Not only was the sixth-grader turning eleven years old, but she had just started at a new school.

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  • Not only was the sixth-grader turning eleven years old, but she had just started at a new school.
  • Rebecca told her mom, Joanne Lipman, a senior editor at The Wall Street Journal, that she'd like refrigerator magnets for her locker.
  • "Before work on the morning of September 11, Lipman was browsing the aisles of the Lechters Housewares store located on the concourse of the World Trade Center.
  • She witnessed a security guard shooing a crowd of people toward the World Trade Center's Church Street exit.

In A New Video Series from TJFR Press, 20 Current and Former Wall Street Journal Staffers Recall Their Traumatic 9/11 Experiences

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 8:44pm

In an exclusive video series from TJFR Press, timed to coincide with the release of the new book, "September Twelfth: An American Comeback Story," 20 current and former reporters and editors with The Wall Street Journal share their traumatic experiences that day and the impact those events had on their lives.

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  • In an exclusive video series from TJFR Press, timed to coincide with the release of the new book, "September Twelfth: An American Comeback Story," 20 current and former reporters and editors with The Wall Street Journal share their traumatic experiences that day and the impact those events had on their lives.
  • On 9/11, the fallout from the collapse of the World Trade Center towers destroyed the Journal's headquarters, located directly across the street from the Twin Towers.
  • The panels are available to screen for free to everyone who purchases a copy of "September Twelfth."
  • Rotbart notes that most of the journalists interviewed no longer work for The Wall Street Journal, which makes their reunions all the more special.

9/11 Memorial Uses Augmented Reality to Mark 20th Anniversary

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 5:38pm

"Augmented reality allows us to uncover and explore the invisible history that surrounds us in everyday life," said inventor and ReplayAR Founder Jay Huddy.

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  • "Augmented reality allows us to uncover and explore the invisible history that surrounds us in everyday life," said inventor and ReplayAR Founder Jay Huddy.
  • "As the 20th anniversary of September 11th approaches, we felt this was an ideal way to memorialize those who were lost and to remember the brave heroes who sacrificed their lives trying to save others."
  • ReplayAR offers anyone with a mobile device the ability to preserve their personal memories in the form of augmented reality photographs at any location.
  • "We hope that by using augmented reality to contextualize the past, we can honor and preserve the stories of those who came before us, and truly never forget."