publication date: Saturday, September 11, 2021 (part of Fall 2021)

category: Victims

clue: When he called 911 on 9/11, he wasn't ready to die. Nobody that day was. But if his last words could outlive him this long to memorialize the lost and prosecute the guilty, maybe they can live on forever, so that we never forget.

explanation: Cosgrove was a business executive who called 911 from the World Trade Center just before it collapsed. His anguished message that he and his colleagues were not ready to die was played at the trial of 9/11 plotter Zacarias Moussaoui. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, and Aaron Shurtleff

Never Forgotten: The tragic terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 changed the world in many ways, not least by robbing it of so many decent people whose loss will never be forgotten. As America marks the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, here's remembering seven of the souls lost that day, may they rest in peace.

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