NYC truck attack stirs up memories of 9/11 for Easton woman

<p>This week's terror attack in New York City stirred up old emotions and memories for some families who lost loved ones on Sept. 11, 2001.</p>

News 12 Staff

Nov 3, 2017, 9:07 PM

Updated 2,396 days ago

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This week's terror attack in New York City stirred up old emotions and memories for some families who lost loved ones on Sept. 11, 2001.
Eunice Hanson, of Easton, lost her son Peter, daughter-in-law Sue and young granddaughter Christine when their plane flew into the World Trade Center's South Tower more than 16 years ago. She says learning about another act of terrorism -- and one so close to Ground Zero -- brought her right back to that day.
"Instead of seeing the victims there, I saw the towers and I heard my son's voice say, 'Don't worry, Dad. It'll be quick,'" she says.
Hanson says her first thought Tuesday was one of horror, followed by tears for the victim's families because she knows the pain they're experiencing all too well.
"You know, the first hurt of losing a loved one is bad, but you know, it gets worse as the time goes on," she says.
Law enforcement officials have not said whether the man behind Tuesday's attack, which left eight people dead, knew just how close he was to Ground Zero and whether that proximity was intentional.


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