marvinsannes's blog


Lost my 20 yr. old son, Erick, to suicide a couple weeks after 9/11. My sister, JoAnna, a resident
of Manhattan, to lung cancer in 2007 - the dust. Erick was profoundly affected by the 10 hrs. of TV that Tuesday morning, afternoon, evening.

I missed 9/11 completely - my son's loss stopped all processes for two yrs. and for the next 8 yrs. I accepted the myth. I began working with the grief and at the 10th anniversary I began to work with the post traumatic stress/shock of finding him a few minutes too late to save him - a horrific shock and guilt and remorse and pain. I have a 5 yr. old boy now - the result of the prayers I said over and over while working on Erick as he died.

The point of this personal history is to tell you that I came to this discussion of the events of 9/11 with an open mind and somewhat pure in that I stopped TV about 1999; have read the truthers and the debunkers with as
much effort on both sides for the 1st 6 months. I try my best to stick to what seems beyond doubt: