The following is an exerpt from an article originally published in CU Boulder Today. A link to the full article can be found at the bottom of the page.
By: Lisa Marshall
In the days following 9/11, frightened college students across the country gathered around TVs to get a sense of what was happening in New York City.
Lori Peek, who was just starting her third year of graduate school at CU Boulder, also watched the catastrophe unfold from afar. But soon after the twin towers fell, she packed her bags and flew into the chaos.
"I’d never been to New York