Net Sites Help Survivors, Families Reunite

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2001-09-11
 
 
 

New survivor sites are springing up to help those caught in todays terrorist attacks to signal family members that they are alive.

A site at safe.millennium.edu gives users the opportunity to input their names and a short message and offers a search engine to those looking for loved ones.

Another site at www.shunn.net/okay has already posted hundreds of messages from survivors of the attacks and concerned bystanders.

Pat Hardy of Long Island posted: "Made it out. Im alive and well."

Steve Azueta of Manhattan wrote: "I was supposed to be at work on 9th street, but was running late. Im safe at home with my wife and 6 yr old."

Another poster, Ann Lewis of Bronx, NY, wrote: "Im fine and hubbys ok. Glad I was laid off. I would have been right in the middle of it."

And a waggish Jonathan Bennett wrote: "I heard Sharon called Bush and told him to show some restraint. "

Many others offered condolences from around the world.

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