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The Women’s Eye Reflections for the New Year 2012–#4

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We’re into the new year now and the balloons have been launched, but we think there’s still time to reflect on what more of our women had to say about their world as they saw it in 2011. Here are some quotes to ponder as we all take on the challenges of the coming months… [Read more…]

Carie Lemack On The 10th Anniversary Of 9/11 And Ending Terrorism

Carie Lemack

UPDATE 9/11/14: Thinking of Carie and her family today

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By Stacey Gualandi/August 12, 2011

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It is hard to believe that it has been ten years since 9/11. I remember a panicked phone call I received that morning from my office. I went to work (for Inside Edition) and covered the events that unfolded, never fully comprehending what had taken place or how the country would move forward from such tragedy.

“My life’s mission is to live a life that my mom would be proud of. And that’s what I try to do everyday.” Carie Lemack

Now as we approach the tenth anniversary, we meet Carie Lemack, one woman who never stopped working tirelessly on behalf of survivors of terrorism and their families.

Her mother, Judy Larocque, was on American Airlines Flight 11 that tragic day. Carie’s devastating loss took her on an unprecedented journey to make sure no one else suffers as she has.

Carie Lemack and kids

Carie visits London school to warn against extremism/2009

In 2009 she formed Global Survivors Network, an organization that helps people directly affected by terrorism to reach out across the globe in hopes of preventing future terror acts. Their first documentary short, “Killing in the Name,” received an Oscar® nomination last year. The film will be making its television debut on HBO this Fall.

UPDATE 9/9/11–“Killing in the Name” about one person’s mission to expose the true cost of terrorism debuts Sept. 14, exclusively on HBO2. It can be seen there on other playdates during September.

On the eve of the 10th anniversary, Carie spoke candidly to me about her loss, her work, and the new face of terrorism… [Read more…]

Carie Lemack on 9/11 and the Global Survivors’ Network

May 14, 2011

Carie Lemack

Carie Lemack

 

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Carie Lemack–co-founder of The Global Survivors’ Network and Families of 9/11