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9/11 effort was in vain, but they tried

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Rockwood resident tells of how he, others used communications to locate potential victims

By CLIFF SEGAR
Like all of us, I recall where I was and what I was doing 10 years ago.

Sept. 11, 2001, will be forever etched into our memories. And, like the rest, I wondered what I could do to help.

At that time, I was living in the Atlanta  area. I was a field engineer for the Mobitex wireless data network. That was the first carrier for the BlackBerry system.

By 10 in the morning, my manager had sent out a message to all of us field engineers to leave any downtown areas.


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