The MEMO Blog
The official blog of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum features stories of commemoration and memorialization, and information on our public programs, special events, and ways to get involved.
Rescue & Recovery: In Their Own Voices With Dr. Kerry Kelly
September 27, 2022
The September edition of our "In Their Own Voices" Q&A series, which highlights the diversity and previously unimaginable undertaking of the 9/11 rescue and recovery community, features Dr. Kerry Kelly, the FDNY's Chief Medical Officer the day of the attacks and in their aftermath.
Join the Conversation: 9/11 Memorial & Museum Anniversary in the Schools
September 1, 2022
In her guest post, Education Specialist Nicole Torres goes behind-the-scenes at our annual Anniversary in the Schools live chat and talks about why answering students' and teachers' questions means so much to her.
Rescue & Recovery: In Their Own Voices with Bridget Gormley
August 29, 2022
Our ongoing Q&A series "In Their Own Voices" — created to highlight the diversity and previously unimaginable undertaking of the 9/11 rescue and recovery community — continues this month with filmmaker and advocate Bridget Gormley, whose firefighter father William (Billy) died in 2017 from lung and bladder cancer caused by exposure to toxins at at Ground Zero.
British Victim Advocate Who Survived Terrorist Attack Takes Inspiration from 9/11 Community
August 21, 2022
After the 2017 Westminster Bridge terrorist attack in London left him seriously injured, Travis Frain became an advocate for victims of similar past — and future — acts of violence. In this guest blog post, he explains how terrorism reshaped his perspectives and the ways the 9/11 community inspires his advocacy works.
Preschoolers on 9/11, Now Guides, Reflect on Meaning of "Never Forget"
August 11, 2022
Just four years old on September 11th, Kerry Pfaff and Ella Hester are now interpretive guides at the Memorial & Museum. Ahead of the 21st anniversary, they spoke to each other about what "Never Forget" means to them.