Press Release of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer

For Immediate Release:
September 11, 2008  
Washington D.C. Office (202) 224-3553

Statement of Senator Barbara Boxer on the September 11th Anniversary  

Today is a very sober and solemn day in which we remember the terrifying events of 2001.

On that calm morning, our peace was shattered by a heinous terrorist attack.  There were so many lives lost and so many families devastated that the pain will never be completely gone.

I want to pay special tribute to the Californians who lost their lives on that day: David Angell, Lynn Angell, David Aoyama, Melissa Barnes, Alan Beaven, Berry Berenson, Dr. Yen Betru, Carol Beug, Mark Bingham, Deora Bodley, Touri Bolourchi, Daniel Brandworst, David Brandhorst, Ronald Gamboa, Charles ``Chic'' Burlingame, Thomas Burnett, Suzanne Calley, Jeffrey Collman, Dorothy DeAraujo, Lisa Frost, Andrew Garcia, Edmund Glazer, Lauren Grandcolas, Andrew Curry Green, Richard Guadagno, Stanley Hall, Gerald Hardacre, John Hart, John Hofer, Melissa Hughes, Barbara Keating, Chad Keller, Christopher Larrabee, Daniel Lee, Dong Lee, Joe Lopez, Hilda Marcin, Dean Mattson, Dora Menchaca, Nicole Miller, Laurie Neira, Ruben Ornedo, Marie Pappalardo, Jerrold Paskins, Thomas Pecorelli, Robin Penninger, Marie-Rae Sopper, Xavier Suarez, Alicia Titus, Otis Tolbert, Pendyala Vamsikrashna, Timothy Ward, Christopher Wemmers, and John Wenckus.