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Sept.14, 2011

Vol. 112, No. 1

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Thirteen stars

A video tour of Princeton's Sept. 11 Memorial Garden

By Brett Tomlinson
Published in the September14, 2011, issue


Brett Tomlinson/Princeton Alumni Weekly

Princeton’s Sept. 11 Memorial Garden, dedicated in 2003, features a bronze bell – titled “Remembrance” – created by former visual arts professor Toshiko Takaezu, and 13 stars placed in memory of the 13 alumni who died in the 9/11 attacks: Robert L. Cruikshank ’58, Charles A. McCrann ’68, William E. Caswell *75, Martin P. “Buff” Wohlforth ’76, Robert J. Deraney ’80, Joshua A. Rosenthal *81, Karen J. Klitzman ’84, Jeffrey D. Wiener ’90, John T. Schroeder ’92, Christopher N. Ingrassia ’95, Robert G. McIlvaine ’97, Christopher D. Mello ’98, and Catherine F. MacRae ’00.

To read more about these 13 men and women, click here.

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James R. Schueler '66 Says:

2011-09-12 10:41:39

It is a beautiful garden, and it reminds us that love is a stronger emotion than hate. I'm sure that the Princetonians who lost their lives on 9-11-2001 would want us to enjoy it just as they would enjoy it if they could be here with us. Thank you.

Robert Taliaferro *70 Says:

2011-09-12 16:11:55

I very much enjoyed reading about the 13 men and women honored at the memorial. Perhaps an all-weather device could show these brief remembrances at the memorial so that visitors would know more about to whom it is dedicated. I believe this would humanize the beautiful physical garden, especially since the remembrances are from people who knew and cared deeply for them.
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