Latinas in the Line of Fire on 9/11: A Look Back
09/11/2012 - 10:00 | 0 Comments|
Eleven years after the tragic attacks, we are honoring Latina heroes who gave their all to help victims of 9/11. In the December 2001 issue of Latina, we spoke to seven extraordinary women who acted with courage, compassion, and hoped to help others on that historical day. We will never forget.
Maritza Falu, attorney and volunteer
“We were there because we wanted to help,” the then-44 year old Puerto Rican said of organizing 200 Latino volunteers to help deliver supplies to Ground Zero.