This is a reprint of an article I wrote some time ago. With the anniversary of 9/11 on Monday, and with all the heroic work that first responders have been doing for the last few weeks, I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to a hero, Moria Smith. Moria selflessly gave her life so that many others could live. What follows is an article by a man who was probably one of the last people to see her alive.
I was one of the last people to see Police Officer Moira Smith before she perished in the collapse of the World Trade Center. I remember her very vividly because my experience was personal, intense, and unique. This is to document what she was doing in those final minutes.
I have to background this story by saying that my wife has been a flight attendant for a…
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