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Ground Zero

On the Tarmac

By Michael Latz

THE DAY started out with my usual: Shower, dress, and eat. But today I was going to take my first business trip with my new company, Cingular Interactive, the data division of Cingular Wireless. I was excited to be calling on law firms in the Northeast. I snapped on my cellular phone and RIM handheld loaded with our corporate e-mail and interactive messaging software, and drove to Newark airport for a flight to Boston. Back by sundown, right?

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WTC Firms Regroup

By Ashby Jones

JACK Williams, managing partner of Thacher Proffitt & Wood, has gone from being a lawyer to a counselor and a carpenter. After the two towers of the World Trade Center crashed to earth, his first concern was the well-being of the staff of the 160-lawyer firm, whose headquarters on the 38th, 39th, and 40th floors of south tower evaporated into dust and debris on Sept. 11, 2001.

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A Sea of Paper

By David Horrigan

BEFORE September 11, 2001, when most people thought of the World Trade Center, they thought money -- brokers, traders, investment analysts. All that changed at 8:45 a.m. and 9:03 a.m. E.D.T.

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Ground Zero
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