She was a legal assistant for Bank of America on the 81st floor of 1 World Trade Center when the attack began. She ran down the stairwell to the street and just as the south tower fell, a stranger pulled her into the lobby of another building as the north tower started to go.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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