Catherine (tenthz) wrote,
Catherine
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Patriots Day: Remembering 9/11/01

20% of Americans know someone who was injured or killed in the attacks.


Total number killed in attacks (official figure as of 9/5/02): 2,819


Estimated units of blood donated to the New York Blood Center: 36,000


Estimated number of children who lost a parent: 3,051


Days fires continued to burn after the attack: 99


Estimated number of New Yorkers suffering from post-traumatic-stress disorder as a result of 9/11: 422,000


(source: http://nymag.com/news/articles/wtc/1year/numbers.htm)
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