Saturday 24 February 2018

Death tears hole in America's heart

Brendan O'Connor

Brendan O'Connor

It was the slaughter of 3000 'nobodies' that forever changed our world, writes Brendan O'Connor, as he recalls the faces we'll miss

THE huge gap in the world this year will be the hole in the heart of America. Most of the thousands of people who died on September 11 were not well known, but the manner and tragedy of their deaths has changed the world utterly.

If celebrities began to seem trivial after September 11, the same could be said of dead celebrities. Nonetheless we have missed many this past year.

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