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26 January 2003

Los Angeles Times Magazine

Seventeen years ago, my family met its Sept. 11, but with no one to hunt down or indict. In the days following our catastrophe, local newspapers printed a few accounts ("Family Argument Turns to Tragedy"), but we were soon left alone to begin our years of sadness. We buried my father and my sister at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City in August, 1985. Aref and Leslie. So much of their lives were intertwined: their dancing, the garments that he manufactured and she... (

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