Lori Gilbert

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Bretagne, The Last Living 9/11 Service Dog, Gets A 16th Birthday Celebration

Get ready to feel reeeeeally sentimental, especially if you love dogs. This Friday marks 14 years since the 9/11 attacks, where so many people were killed and so many first responders put their own lives at risk in order to save others. Some of those responders were not human, but canine — over 300 …

New York City

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9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

Staten Island

Post 9

For the anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, I asked seven New York-based National Geographic photographers to share an image of theirs that they considered emblematic of the city post 9/11. I wanted to know if New York had changed, and if so, how it was manifested visually. The …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

TED Talks