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Saturday, September 12, 2009

Disneyland: One Man's Dream Disney's America


After the demise of WestCOT, a new theme park idea emerged. The design was for a America themed park celebrating American history and culture. It was proposed to be built in Virginia, but the deal fell through.

The following were the ideas for the different lands:
Crossroads USA - A civil war era village that would serve as the hub of Disney's America. Guests would enter under an 1840s era train trestle, which featured antique steam trains that circled the park.
Native America - A recreation of a Native American village that would have reflected the tribes that were known in that part of the country. Guests would have also enjoyed interactive experiences, exhibits and arts and crafts, as well as a white water river raft ride that travelled throughout the area, based on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Civil War Fort - A Civil War fort would have plunged guests into a more turbulent time of American history, and adjacent to it, a replica battlefield where Civil War re-enactments and water battles between the Monitor and the Merrimac would have once again been fought.
We The People - Moving into the 20th century, a replica of the Ellis Island building, which acted as the gateway to America for many immigrants in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Guests would have lived the "immigrant experience" through music, ethnic foods and a live show presentation.
State Fair - An area that was going to show how even during the Great Depression in the 1930s, Americans knew how to entertain themselves. With folk art exhibits and a live show on baseball, guests could also have enjoyed classic wooden thrill rides reminiscent of Coney Island.
Family Farm - A recreation of an authentic farm where guests could have had the opportunity to see different types of farm industries related to food production in addition to some hands-on experiences like milking cows and learning what homemade ice cream tasted like.
President's Square - A celebration of the birth of democracy and those who fought to preserve it. The Hall of Presidents from Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World would have been moved to this section of Disney's America.
Enterprise - A mock factory town, it would have highlighted American ingenuity where guests could have ridden a major roller coaster attraction called the "Industrial Revolution", traveling through a 19th century landscape with heavy industry and blast furnaces. And, on either side of the coaster would have been exhibits of famous American technology that defined the American industry in the past, and new developments that would have defined industries in the future.
Victory Field - Guests would have experienced what America's soldiers faced in the defense of freedom during the world wars. It would have been themed to resemble an air field with a series of hangars containing attractions based on America's military fight using virtual reality technology. The air field would have also served as an exhibit area of planes from different periods, as well as a place for major flying exhibitions. Soarin' from Epcot and Disney's California Adventure was originally proposed for this area.




In 1997, Disney was given the oppurtunity to build the park when the Knotts family announced that Knotts Berry Farm was for sale. Disney was planning to convert this park into Disney's America. Many areas were designed to stay. All of Ghost Town was going to be utilized and saved. The area near the Mystery Lodge was going to be turned into the Native American area in the designs. Reflection lake would be turned into Freedom Lake and be modeled after Ellis Island and celebrated the Immigration area.

This idea wasn't very practical, unfortuantely. It would be to expensive to run a monorail line all the way down to Knotts. Buss transportation would be a nightmare. Unlike WDW, Disney had to take into consideration the thriving city surrounding the parks. Once again, the way city of Anahiem was built around the park caused thse problems.

But also Knotts did not want to sell to Disney. They felt that Disney would ruin much of what the famiy had built all these years. Ironically, when Cedar Fair ended up winning Knott's with the highest bid, it ruined much of what the Knotts family had built. Disney would have actually kept more of the original park.

Now, final plans were being made on a park in Disneyland's parking lot. And it wasn't WestCOT.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Remembering 9/11: Reflecting on the Events

After the attacks on September 11, all airlines were grounded for days. Airports closed. Many museums and monuments in Washington DC and throughout the country shut down. Hollywood Studios, shopping centers, stores, schools, and jobs shut down for the day as well. So did Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal, and many other theme parks and vacation spots. Events around the country, such as shows, sporting events, and other were cancelled. Places around the world shut down due to safety concerns.

Right around the time this is published, President George W. Bush addressed the nation. He promised justice and safety to the American people.

People around the nation proudly displayed flags and symbols of America. Vigils were held for those who lost their lives around the world. People were eager to send relief to families affected by the attacks and those who were working around the clock to save people in the wreckage.

America would never be the same again. From this point on, we were stronger. We were closer. We knew what it truly ment to be an American.

God Bless all of you. God Bless those who lost their lives in the attacks. God Bless the brave men and women who ran into the burning towers to save lives as they were collapsing. God Bless all those who helped in the recovery. God Bless everyone affected by this tragedy.

And God Bless America.

Remembering 9/11: Tower One Collapses

At the time this is posted, we remember all the lives lost in Tower One of the World Trade Center when it collapsed eight years ago. I', not sure exactly who was in which tower, so here is the second half of those who lost their lives.

Sanae Mori, Blanca Robertina Morocho, Leonel Geronimo Morocho, Dennis Gerard Moroney, Lynne Irene Morris, Seth Allan Morris, Stephen Philip Morris, Christopher Martel Morrison, Jorge Luis Morron Garcia, Ferdinand V. Morrone, William David Moskal, Marco Motroni, Cynthia Motus-Wilson, Iouri A. Mouchinski, Jude Joseph Moussa, Peter Moutos, Damion O’Neil Mowatt, Christopher Mozzillo, Stephen Vincent Mulderry, Richard Muldowney Jr., Michael D. Mullan, Dennis Michael Mulligan, Peter James Mulligan, Michael Joseph Mullin, James Donald Munhall, Nancy Muniz, Carlos Munoz, Frank Munoz, Theresa Munson, Robert M. Murach, Cesar Augusto Murillo, Marc A. Murolo, Brian Joseph Murphy, Charles Anthony Murphy, Christopher W. Murphy, Edward Charles Murphy, James F. Murphy Iv, James Thomas Murphy, Kevin James Murphy, Patrick Sean Murphy, Raymond E. Murphy, Robert Eddie Murphy, Jr., John Joseph Murray, John Joseph Murray, Jr., Susan D. Murray, Valerie Victoria Murray, Richard Todd Myhre, Robert B. Nagel, Takuya Nakamura, Alexander Napier, Frank Joseph Naples III, John Napolitano, Catherine Ann Nardella, Mario Nardone, Jr., Manika K. Narula, Mehmood Naseem, Narender Nath, Karen Susan Navarro, Joseph Micheal Navas, Francis Joseph Nazario, Glenroy I. Neblett, Rayman Marcus Neblett, Jerome O. Nedd, Laurence Nedell, Luke G. Nee, Pete Negron, Ann N. Nelson, David William Nelson, James Nelson, Michele Ann Nelson, Peter Allen Nelson, Oscar Francis Nesbitt, Gerard Terence Nevins, Christopher Newton-Carter, Kapinga Ngalula, Nancy Yuen Ngo, Jody Nichilo, Martin S. Niederer, Alfonse Joseph Niedermeyer, Frank John Niestadt, Jr., Gloria Nieves, Juan Nieves, Jr., Troy Edward Nilsen, Paul Nimbley, John B. Niven, Katherine Marie Noack, Curtis Terrance Noel, Daniel R. Nolan, Robert Noonan, Daniela R. Notaro, Brian Christopher Novotny, Soichi Numata, Brian Felix Nunez, Jose Nunez, Jeffrey Roger Nussbaum, Dennis O’Berg, James P. O’Brien, Jr., Michael P. O’Brien, Scott J. O’Brien, Timothy Michael O’Brien, Daniel O’Callaghan, Dennis James O’Connor, Jr., Diana J. O’Connor, Keith Kevin O’Connor, Richard J. O’Connor, Amy O’Doherty, Marni Pont O’Doherty, James Andrew O’Grady, Thomas O’Hagan, Patrick J. O’Keefe, William O’Keefe, Gerald O’leary, Matthew Timothy O’Mahony, Peter J. O’Neill, Jr., Sean Gordon O’Neill, Kevin O’Rourke, Patrick J. O’Shea, Robert William O’Shea, Timothy F. O’Sullivan, James A. Oakley, Douglas E. Oelschlager, Takashi Ogawa, Albert Ogletree, Philip Paul Ognibene, Joseph J. Ogren, Samuel Oitice, Gerald Michael Olcott, Christine Anne Olender, Linda Mary Oliva, Edward Kraft Oliver, Leah E. Oliver, Eric T. Olsen, Jeffrey James Olsen, Maureen Lyons Olson, Steven John Olson, Toshihiro Onda, Seamus L. O’Neal, John P. Oneill, Frank Oni, Michael C. Opperman, Christopher Orgielewicz, Margaret Orloske, Virginia Anne Ormiston, Ronald Orsini, Peter Ortale, Juan Ortega-Campos, Alexander Ortiz, David Ortiz, Emilio Ortiz, Jr., Pablo Ortiz, Paul Ortiz, Jr., Sonia Ortiz, Masaru Ose, Elsy C. Osorio, James R. Ostrowski, Jason Douglas Oswald, Michael Otten, Isidro D. Ottenwalder, Michael Chung Ou, Todd Joseph Ouida, Jesus Ovalles, Peter J. Owens, Jr., Adianes Oyola, Angel M. Pabon, Israel Pabon, Jr., Roland Pacheco, Michael Benjamin Packer, Rene Padilla-Chavarria, Deepa Pakkala, Jeffrey Matthew Palazzo, Thomas Palazzo, Richard Palazzolo, Orio J. Palmer, Frank Anthony Palombo, Alan N. Palumbo, Christopher Matthew Panatier, Dominique Lisa Pandolfo, Paul J. Pansini, John M. Paolillo, Edward Joseph Papa, Salvatore T. Papasso, James Nicholas Pappageorge, Vinod Kumar Parakat, Vijayashanker Paramsothy, Nitin Parandkar, Hardai Parbhu, James Wendell Parham, Debra Marie Paris, George Paris, Gye Hyong Park, Philip Lacey Parker, Michael Alaine Parkes, Robert E. Parks, Jr., Hashmukhrai C. Parmar, Robert Parro, Diane Marie Parsons, Leobardo Lopez Pascual, Michael Pascuma, Jerrold Paskins, Horace Robert Passananti, Suzanne H. Passaro, Avnish Ramanbhai Patel, Dipti Patel, Manish Patel, Steven Bennett Paterson, James Matthew Patrick, Manuel D. Patrocino, Bernard E. Patterson, Cira Marie Patti, Robert E. Pattison, James Robert Paul, Patrice Paz, Victor Paz-Gutierrez, Stacey Lynn Peak, Richard Allen Pearlman, Durrell V. Pearsall, Thomas Pedicini, Todd Douglas Pelino, Michel Adrian Pelletier, Anthony G. Peluso, Angel Ramon Pena, Richard Al Penny, Salvatore F. Pepe, Carl Peralta, Robert David Peraza, Jon A. Perconti, Alejo Perez, Angel Perez, Jr., Angela Susan Perez, Anthony Perez, Ivan Perez, Nancy E. Perez, Joseph John Perroncino, Edward J. Perrotta, Emelda H. Perry, Glenn C. Perry, John William Perry, Franklin Allan Pershep, Danny Pesce, Michael John Pescherine, Davin Peterson, William Russell Peterson, Mark Petrocelli, Philip Scott Petti, Glen Kerrin Pettit, Dominick Pezzulo, Kaleen Elizabeth Pezzuti, Kevin Pfeifer, Tu-Anh Pham, Kenneth Phelan, Sneha Ann Philips, Gerard Phillips, Suzette Eugenia Piantieri, Ludwig John Picarro, Matthew M. Picerno, Joseph Oswald Pick, Christopher Pickford, Dennis J. Pierce, Bernard Pietronico, Nicholas P. Pietrunti, Theodoros Pigis, Susan Elizabeth Pinto, Joseph Piskadlo, Christopher Todd Pitman, Joshua Piver, Joseph Plumitallo, John Pocher, William Howard Pohlmann, Laurence Polatsch, Thomas H. Polhemus, Steve Pollicino, Susan M. Pollio, Joshua Iousa Poptean, Giovanna Porras, Anthony Portillo, James Edward Potorti, Daphne Pouletsos, Richard N. Poulos, Stephen Emanual Poulos, Brandon Jerome Powell, Shawn Edward Powell, Antonio Pratt, Gregory M. Preziose, Wanda Ivelisse Prince, Vincent Princiotta, Kevin Prior, Everett Martin Proctor III, Carrie Beth Progen, Sarah Prothero-Redheffer, David Lee Pruim, Richard Prunty, John Foster Puckett, Robert David Pugliese, Edward F. Pullis, Patricia Ann Puma, Hemanth Kumar Puttur, Edward R. Pykon, Christopher Quackenbush, Lars Peter Qualben, Lincoln Quappe, Beth Ann Quigley, Michael Quilty, James Francis Quinn, Ricardo J. Quinn, Carlos Quishpe-Cuaman, Carol Millicent Rabalais, Christopher Peter A. Racaniello, Leonard J. Ragaglia, Eugene Raggio, Laura Marie Ragonese-Snik, Michael Ragusa, Peter Frank Raimondi, Harry A. Raines, Ehtesham Raja, Valsa Raju, Edward Rall, Lukas Rambousek, Maria Ramirez, Harry Ramos, Vishnoo Ramsaroop, Lorenzo E. Ramzey, Alfred Todd Rancke, Adam David Rand, Jonathan C. Randall, Srinivasa Shreyas Ranganath, Anne T. Ransom, Laina Aronovna Rapoport, Robert A. Rasmussen, Amenia Rasool, Roger Mark Rasweiler, David Alan Rathkey, William Ralph Raub, Gerard P. Rauzi, Alexey Razuvaev, Gregory Reda, Michele Reed, Judith Ann Reese, Donald J. Regan, Robert M. Regan, Thomas Michael Regan, Christian Michael Otto Regenhard, Howard Reich, Gregg Reidy, James Brian Reilly, Kevin O. Reilly, Timothy E. Reilly, Joseph Reina, Jr., Thomas Barnes Reinig, Frank Bennett Reisman, Joshua Scott Reiss, Karen Renda, John Armand Reo, Richard Cyril Rescorla, John Thomas Resta, Luis Clodoaldo Revilla, Eduvigis Reyes, Jr., Bruce Albert Reynolds, John Frederick Rhodes, Francis Saverio Riccardelli, Rudolph N. Riccio, Ann Marie Riccoboni, David H. Rice, Eileen Mary Rice, Kenneth Frederick Rice III, Vernon Allan Richard, Claude Daniel Richards, Gregory David Richards, Michael Richards, Venesha Orintia Richards, James C. Riches, Alan Jay Richman, John M. Rigo, Theresa Risco, Rose Mary Riso, Moises N. Rivas, Joseph Rivelli, Carmen Alicia Rivera, Isaias Rivera, Juan William Rivera, Linda Ivelisse Rivera, David E. Rivers, Joseph R. Riverso, Paul V. Rizza, John Frank Rizzo, Stephen Louis Roach, Joseph Roberto, Leo Arthur Roberts, Michael Roberts, Michael Edward Roberts, Donald Walter Robertson, Jr., Catherina Robinson, Jeffery Robinson, Michell Lee Jean Robotham, Donald A. Robson, Antonio A. Rocha, Raymond James Rocha, Laura Rockefeller, John Rodak, Antonio J. Rodrigues, Anthony Rodriguez, Carmen Milagros Rodriguez, Gregory Ernesto Rodriguez, Marsha A. Rodriguez, Mayra Valdes, Rodriguez, Richard Rodriguez, David Bartolo Rodriguez-Vargas, Matthew Rogan, Karlie Barbara Rogers, Scott Williams Rohner, Keith Roma, Joseph M. Romagnolo, Efrain Romero, Sr., Elvin Romero, Juan Romero, Orozco James A. Romito, Sean Paul Rooney, Eric Thomas Ropiteau, Aida Rosario, Angela Rosario, Wendy Alice Rosario Wakeford, Mark Rosen, Brooke David Rosenbaum, Linda Rosenbaum, Sheryl Lynn Rosenbaum, Lloyd Daniel Rosenberg, Mark Louis Rosenberg, Andrew Ira Rosenblum, Joshua M. Rosenblum, Joshua Alan Rosenthal, Richard David Rosenthal, Daniel Rosetti, Norman S. Rossinow, Nicholas P. Rossomando, Michael Craig Rothberg, Donna Marie Rothenberg, Nicholas Rowe, Timothy Alan Roy, Sr., Paul G. Ruback, Ronald J. Ruben, Joanne Rubino, David M. Ruddle, Bart Joseph Ruggiere, Susan A. Ruggiero, Adam Keith Ruhalter, Gilbert Ruiz, Obdulio Ruiz Diaz, Stephen P. Russell, Steven Harris Russin, Michael Thomas Russo, Sr., Wayne Alan Russo, Edward Ryan, John Joseph Ryan, Jr., Jonathan Stephan Ryan, Matthew Lancelot Ryan, Tatiana Ryjova, Christina Sunga Ryook, Thierry Saada, Jason Elazar Sabbag, Thomas E. Sabella, Scott Saber, Joseph Francis Sacerdote, Neeraha Sadaranghgani, Mohammad Ali Sadeque, Francis John Sadocha, Jude Safi, Brock Joel Safronoff, Edward Saiya, John Patrick Salamone, Hernando Salas, Juan G. Salas, Esmerlin Antonio Salcedo, John Salvatore Salerno, Jr., Richard L. Salinardi, Jr., Wayne John Saloman, Nolbert Salomon, Catherine Patricia Salter, Frank Salvaterra, Paul Richard Salvio, Samuel Robert Salvo, Jr., Rena Sam-Dinnoo, Carlos Alberto Samaniego, James Kenneth Samuel, Jr., Michael San Phillip, Sylvia San Pio, Hugo M. Sanay, Erick Sanchez, Jacquelyn Patrice Sanchez, Eric M. Sand, Stacey Leigh Sanders, Herman S. Sandler, James Sands, Jr., Ayleen J. Santiago, Kirsten Santiago, Maria Theresa Santillan, Susan Gayle Santo, Christopher Santora, John A. Santore, Mario L. Santoro, Rafael Humberto Santos, Rufino Conrado Flores Santos Iii, Jorge Octavio Santos Anaya, Kalyan Sarkar, Chapelle R. Sarker, Paul F. Sarle, Deepika Kumar Sattaluri, Gregory Thomas Saucedo, Susan M. Sauer, Anthony Savas, Vladimir Savinkin, Jackie Sayegh, John Michael Sbarbaro, Robert L. Scandole, Jr., Michelle Scarpitta, Dennis Scauso, John Albert Schardt, John G. Scharf, Frederick Claude Scheffold, Jr., Angela Susan Scheinberg, Scott Mitchell Schertzer, Sean Schielke, Steven Francis Schlag, Jon Schlissel, Karen Helene Schmidt, Ian Schneider, Thomas G. Schoales, Frank G. Schott, Jr., Gerard Patrick Schrang, Jeffrey H. Schreier, John T. Schroeder, Susan Lee Schuler, Edward William Schunk, Mark E. Schurmeier, Clarin Shellie Schwartz, John Burkhart Schwartz, Mark Schwartz, Adriane Victoria Scibetta, Raphael Scorca, Randolph Scott, Sheila Scott, Christopher Jay Scudder, Arthur Warren Scullin, Michael Herman Seaman, Margaret M. Seeliger, Anthony Segarra, Carlos Segarra, Jason Sekzer, Matthew Carmen Sellitto, Howard Selwyn, Larry John Senko, Arturo Angelo Sereno, Frankie Serrano, Alena Sesinova, Adele Christine Sessa, Sita Nermalla Sewnarine, Karen Lynn Seymour, Davis Sezna, Thomas Joseph Sgroi, Jayesh S. Shah, Khalid M. Shahid, Mohammed Shajahan, Gary Shamay, Earl Richard Shanahan, Neil Shastri, Kathryn Anne Shatzoff, Barbara A. Shaw, Jeffrey James Shaw, Robert John Shay, Jr., Daniel James Shea, Joseph Patrick Shea, Linda Sheehan, Hagay Shefi, John Anthony Sherry, Atsushi Shiratori, Thomas Joseph Shubert, Mark Shulman, See Wong Shum, Allan Abraham, Shwartzstein, Johanna Sigmund, Dianne T. Signer, Gregory Sikorsky, Stephen Gerard Siller, David Silver, Craig A. Silverstein, Nasima Hameed Simjee, Bruce Edward Simmons, Arthur Simon, Kenneth Alan Simon, Michael J. Simon, Paul Joseph Simon, Marianne Teresa Simone, Barry Simowitz, Jeff Lyal Simpson, Khamladai Singh, Kulwant Singh, Roshan Ramesh Singh, Thomas E. Sinton III, Peter A. Siracuse, Muriel Fay Siskopoulos, Joseph Michael Sisolak, John P. Skala, Francis Joseph Skidmore, Jr., Toyena Skinner, Paul A. Skrzypek, Christopher Paul Slattery, Vincent Robert Slavin, Robert F. Sliwak, Paul K. Sloan, Stanley S. Smagala, Jr.
Wendy L. Small, Catherine Smith, Daniel Laurence Smith, George Eric Smith, James Gregory Smith, Jeffrey R. Smith, Joyce Patricia Smith, Karl T. Smith, Keisha Smith, Kevin Joseph Smith, Leon Smith, Jr., Moira Ann Smith, Rosemary A. Smith, Bonnie Jeanne Smithwick, Rochelle Monique Snell, Leonard J. Snyder, Jr., Astrid Elizabeth Sohan, Sushil S. Solanki, Ruben Solares, Naomi Leah Solomon, Daniel W. Song, Michael Charles Sorresse, Fabian Soto, Timothy Patrick Soulas, Gregory Spagnoletti, Donald F. Spampinato, Jr., Thomas Sparacio, John Anthony Spataro, Robert W. Spear, Jr., Maynard S. Spence, Jr., George Edward Spencer III, Robert Andrew Spencer, Mary Rubina Sperando, Tina Spicer, Frank Spinelli, William E. Spitz, Joseph Spor, Jr., Klaus Johannes Sprockamp, Saranya Srinuan, Fitzroy St. Rose, Michael F. Stabile, Lawrence T. Stack, Timothy M. Stackpole, Richard James Stadelberger, Eric Stahlman, Gregory Stajk, Alexandru Liviu Stan, Corina Stan, Mary Domenica Stanley, Anthony Starita, Jeffrey Stark, Derek James Statkevicus, Craig William Staub, William V. Steckman, Eric Thomas Steen, William R. Steiner, Alexander Steinman, Andrew Stergiopoulos, Andrew Stern, Martha Stevens, Michael James Stewart, Richard H. Stewart, Jr., Sanford M. Stoller, Lonny Jay Stone, Jimmy Nevill Storey, Timothy Stout, Thomas Strada, James J. Straine, Jr., Edward W. Straub, George J. Strauch, Jr., Edward T. Strauss, Steven R. Strauss, Steven F. Strobert, Walwyn W. Stuart, Jr., Benjamin Suarez, David Scott Suarez, Ramon Suarez, Yoichi Sugiyama, William Christopher Sugra, Daniel Suhr, David Marc Sullins, Christopher P. Sullivan, Patrick Sullivan, Thomas Sullivan, Hilario Soriano Sumaya, Jr., James Joseph Suozzo, Colleen Supinski, Robert Sutcliffe, Seline Sutter, Claudia Suzette Sutton, John Francis Swaine, Kristine M. Swearson, Brian Edward Sweeney, Kenneth J. Swenson, Thomas Swift, Derek Ogilvie Sword, Kevin Thomas Szocik, Gina Sztejnberg, Norbert P. Szurkowski, Harry Taback, Joann Tabeek, Norma C. Taddei, Michael Taddonio, Keiichiro Takahashi, Keiji Takahashi, Phyllis Gail Talbot, Robert Talhami, Sean Patrick Tallon, Paul Talty, Maurita Tam, Rachel Tamares, Hector Tamayo, Michael Andrew Tamuccio, Kenichiro Tanaka, Rhondelle Cheri Tankard, Michael Anthony Tanner, Dennis Gerard Taormina, Jr., Kenneth Joseph Tarantino, Allan Tarasiewicz, Ronald Tartaro, Darryl Anthony Taylor, Donnie Brooks Taylor, Lorisa Ceylon Taylor, Michael Morgan Taylor, Paul A. Tegtmeier, Yeshauant Tembe, Anthony Tempesta, Dorothy Pearl Temple, Stanley Temple, David Tengelin, Brian John Terrenzi, Lisa M. Terry, Shell Tester, Goumatie T. Thackurdeen, Sumati Thakur, Harshad Sham Thatte, Thomas F. Theurkauf, Jr., Lesley Anne Thomas, Brian Thomas Thompson, Clive Thompson, Glenn Thompson, Nigel Bruce Thompson, Perry A. Thompson, Vanavah Alexei Thompson, William H. Thompson, Eric Raymond Thorpe, Nichola Angela Thorpe, Sal Edward Tieri, Jr., John p Tierney, Mary Ellen Tiesi, William R. Tieste, Kenneth Francis Tietjen, Stephen Edward Tighe, Scott Charles Timmes, Michael E. Tinley, Jennifer M. Tino, Robert Frank Tipaldi, John James Tipping II, David Tirado, Hector Luis Tirado, Jr., Michelle Lee Titolo, John J. Tobin, Richard Todisco, Vladimir Tomasevic, Stephen Kevin Tompsett, Thomas Tong, Doris Torres, Luis Eduardo Torres, Amy Elizabeth Toyen, Christopher Michael Traina, Daniel Patrick Trant, Abdoul Karim Traore, Glenn J. Travers, Walter Philip Travers, Felicia Y. Traylor-Bass, Lisa L. Trerotola, Karamo Trerra, Michael Angel Trinidad, Francis Joseph Trombino, Gregory James Trost, William P. Tselepis, Zhanetta Valentinovna Tsoy, Michael Tucker, Lance Richard Tumulty, Ching Ping Tung, Simon James Turner, Donald Joseph Tuzio, Robert T. Twomey, Jennifer Tzemis, John G. Ueltzhoeffer, Tyler V. Ugolyn, Michael A. Uliano, Jonathan J. Uman, Anil Shivhari Umarkar, Allen V. Upton, Diane Marie Urban, John Damien Vaccacio, Bradley Hodges Vadas, Renuta Vaidea, William Valcarcel, Felix Antonio Vale, Ivan Vale, Benito Valentin, Santos Valentin, Jr., Carlton Francis Valvo II, Erica H. Van Acker, Kenneth W. Van Auken, Richard B. Van Hine, Daniel M. Van Laere, Edward Raymond Vanacore, Jon C. Vandevander, Barrett Vanvelzer, 4, Edward Vanvelzer, Paul Herman Vanvelzer, Frederick Thomas Varacchi, Gopalakrishnan Varadhan, David Vargas, Scott C. Vasel, Azael Ismael Vasquez, Arcangel Vazquez, Santos Vazquez, Peter Anthony Vega, Sankara S. Velamuri, Jorge Velazquez, Lawrence G. Veling, Anthony Mark Ventura, David Vera, Loretta Ann Vero, Christopher James Vialonga, Matthew Gilbert Vianna, Robert Anthony Vicario, Celeste Torres Victoria, Joanna Vidal, John T. Vigiano II, Joseph Vincent Vigiano, Frank J. Vignola, Jr., Joseph Barry Vilardo, Sergio Villanueva, Chantal Vincelli, Melissa Vincent, Francine Ann Virgilio, Lawrence Virgilio, Joseph Gerard Visciano, Joshua S. Vitale, Maria Percoco Vola, Lynette D. Vosges, Garo H. Voskerijian, Alfred Vukosa, Gregory Kamal Bruno Wachtler, Gabriela Waisman, Courtney Wainsworth Walcott, Victor Wald, Benjamin James Walker, Glen Wall, Mitchel Scott Wallace, Peter Guyder Wallace, Robert Francis Wallace, Roy Michael Wallace, Jeanmarie Wallendorf, Matthew Blake Wallens, John Wallice, Jr., Barbara P. Walsh, James Henry Walsh, Jeffrey P. Walz, Ching Wang, Weibin Wang, Michael Warchola, Stephen Gordon Ward, James Arthur Waring, Brian G. Warner, Derrick Washington, Charles Waters, James Thomas Waters, Jr., Patrick J. Waters, Kenneth Thomas Watson, Michael Henry Waye, Todd Christopher Weaver, Walter Edward Weaver, Nathaniel Webb, Dinah Webster, Joanne Flora Weil, Michael T. Weinberg, Steven Weinberg, Scott Jeffrey Weingard, Steven George Weinstein, Simon Weiser, David M. Weiss, David Thomas Weiss, Vincent Michael Wells, Timothy Matthew Welty, Christian Hans Rudolf Wemmers, Ssu-Hui Wen, Oleh D. Wengerchuk, Peter M. West, Whitfield West, Jr., Meredith Lynn Whalen, Eugene Whelan, Adam S. White, Edward James White III, James Patrick White, John Sylvester White, Kenneth Wilburn White, Jr., Leonard Anthony White, Malissa Y. White, Wayne White, Leanne Marie Whiteside, Mark P. Whitford, Michael T. Wholey, Mary Catherine Wieman, Jeffrey David Wiener, Wilham J. Wik, Alison Marie Wildman, Glenn E. Wilkenson, John C. Willett, Brian Patrick Williams, Crossley Richard Williams, Jr., David J. Williams, Deborah Lynn Williams, Kevin Michael Williams, Louie Anthony Williams, Louis Calvin Williams, III, John P. Williamson, Donna Ann Wilson, William Wilson, David Harold Winton, Glenn J. Winuk, Thomas Francis Wise, Alan L. Wisniewski, Frank Thomas Wisniewski, David Wiswall, Sigrid Wiswe, Michael Wittenstein, Christopher W. Wodenshek, Martin P. Wohlforth, Katherine Susan Wolf, Jennifer Yen Wong, Siu Cheung Wong, Yin Ping Wong, Yuk Ping Wong, Brent James Woodall, James John Woods, Patrick J. Woods, Richard Herron Woodwell, David Terence Wooley, John Bentley Works, Martin Michael Wortley, Rodney James Wotton, William Wren, John Wayne Wright, Neil Robin Wright, Sandra Lee Wright, Jupiter Yambem, Suresh Yanamadala, Matthew David Yarnell, Myrna Yaskulka, Shakila Yasmin, Olabisi Shadie Layeni Yee, William Yemele, Edward P. York, Kevin Patrick York, Raymond R. York, Suzanne Youmans, Barrington Young, Jacqueline Young, Elkin Yuen, Joseph C. Zaccoli, Adel Agayby Zakhary, Arkady Zaltsman, Edwin J. Zambrana, Jr., Robert Alan Zampieri, Mark Zangrilli, Ira Zaslow, Kenneth Albert Zelman, Abraham J. Zelmanowitz, Martin Morales Zempoaltecatl, Zhe Zeng, Marc Scott Zeplin, Jie Yao, Justin Zhao, Ivelin Ziminski, Michael Joseph Zinzi, Charles A. Zion, Julie Lynne Zipper, Salvatore Zisa, Prokopios Paul Zois, Joseph J. Zuccala, Andrew S. Zucker, Igor Zukelman.

Please remember these people in your prayers. May they rest in peace and know they are missed on Earth.

Remembering 9/11: The Pentagon Attack

At the exact moment this is posted, United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into an open field in Pennsylvania. It is believed to have been heading to The US Capitol or The White House. However, due to the efforts of the people on board the plane, they were able to gain control of the plane and keep it from crashing into a building. These people in particular should be regarded as heros. Their heroic actions helped save the lives of countless people.

Christian Adams, Lorraine G. Bay, Todd Beamer, Alan Beaven, Mark K. Bingham, Deora Frances Bodley, Sandra W. Bradshaw, Marion Britton, Thomas E. Burnett Jr., William Cashman, Georgine Rose Corrigan, Patricia Cushing, Jason Dahl, Joseph Deluca, Patrick Driscoll, Edward Porter Felt, Jane C. Folger, Colleen Fraser, Andrew Garcia, Jeremy Glick, Lauren Grandcolas, Wanda A. Green, Donald F. Greene, Linda Gronlund,
Richard Guadagno, Leroy Homer, Jr., Toshiya Kuge, CeeCee Lyles, Hilda Marcin, Waleska Martinez, Nicole Miller, Louis J. Nacke, II, Donald Arthur Peterson, Jean Hoadley Peterson, Mark Rothenberg, Christine Snyder, John Talignani, Honor Elizabeth Wainio, Deborah Ann Jacobs Welsh, Kristin Gould White.

Please remember these people in your prayers. We thank them for giving their lives and acting heroic. May they rest in peace and know they are missed on Earth.

Remembering 9/11: The Collapse of Tower Two

Eight years ago, at this moment in time, The South World Trade Center Collapsed due to structual failure after burning for 56 minutes. Those people who died included people who had no chance of escaping, emergency responders, NYPD, NYPD, EMTs, and many others. I'm unfamilair with who exactly worked in what tower, so I will split the list of people who died in 2.

Gordon M. Aamoth, Jr., Edelmiro Abad, Maria Rose Abad, Andrew Anthony Abate, Vincent Abate, Laurence Christopher Abel, William F. Abrahamson, Richard Anthony Aceto, Jesus Acevedo Rescand, Heinrich Bernhard Ackermann, Paul Acquaviva, Donald LaRoy Adams, Patrick Adams, Shannon Lewis Adams, Stephen George Adams, Ignatius Udo Adanga
Christy A. Addamo, Terence E. Adderley, Jr., Sophia Buruwad Addo,
Lee Allan Adler, Daniel Thomas Afflitto, Emmanuel Akwasi Afuakwah, Alok Agarwal, Mukul Kumar Agarwala, Joseph Agnello, David Scott Agnes, Brian G. Ahearn, Jeremiah Joseph Ahern, Joanne Marie Ahladiotis, Shabbir Ahmed, Terrance Andre Aiken, Godwin Ajala, Gertrude M. Alagero, Andrew Alameno, Margaret Ann Alario, Gary M. Albero, Jon Leslie Albert, Peter Alderman, Jacquelyn Delaine Aldridge, David D. Alger, Sarah Ali-Escarcega, Ernest Alikakos, Edward L. Allegretto, Eric Allen, Joseph Ryan Allen, Richard Dennis Allen, Richard Lanard Allen, Christopher E. Allingham, Janet M. Alonso, Arturo Alva-Moreno, Anthony Alvarado, Antonio Javier Alvarez, Victoria Alvarez-Brito, Telmo E. Alvear, Cesar Amoranto Alviar, Tariq Amanullah, Angelo Amaranto, James M. 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Lesperance, Jeff Leveen, John Dennis Levi, Alisha Caren Levin, Neil David Levin, Robert Levine, Robert Michael Levine, Shai Levinhar, Adam Jay Lewis, Margaret Susan Lewis, Ye Wei Liang, Orasri Liangthanasarn, Daniel F. Libretti, Ralph Licciardi, Edward Lichtschein, Steven Barry Lillianthal, Carlos R. Lillo, Craig Damian Lilore, Arnold A. Lim, Darya Lin, Wei Rong Lin, Nickie L. Lindo, Thomas V. Linehan, Jr., Robert Thomas Linnane, Alan P. Linton, Jr., Diane Theresa Lipari, Kenneth Lira, Francisco Alberto Liriano, Lorraine Lisi, Paul Lisson, Vincent M. Litto, Ming-Hao Liu, Nancy Liz, Harold Lizcano, Martin Lizzul, George A. Llanes, Elizabeth C. Logler, Catherine Lisa Loguidice, Jerome Robert Lohez, Michael William Lomax, Laura Maria Longing, Salvatore Lopes, Daniel Lopez, George Lopez, Luis Manuel Lopez, Manuel L. Lopez, Joseph Lostrangio, Chet Dek Louie, Stuart Seid Louis, Joseph Lovero, Jenny Seu Kueng Low Wong, Michael W. Lowe, Garry W. Lozier, John Peter Lozowsky, Charles Peter Lucania, Edward Hobbs Luckett, Mark Gavin Ludvigsen, Lee Charles Ludwig, Sean Thomas Lugano, Daniel Lugo, Marie Lukas, William Lum, Jr., Michael P. Lunden, Christopher Lunder, Anthony Luparello, Gary Frederick Lutnick, William Lutz, Linda Anne Luzzicone, Alexander Lygin, Farrell Peter Lynch, James Francis Lynch, Louise A. Lynch, Michael Cameron Lynch, Michael F. Lynch, Michael Francis Lynch, Richard D. Lynch, Jr., Robert Henry Lynch, Jr., Sean P. Lynch, Sean Patrick Lynch, Michael J. Lyons, Monica Anne Lyons, Patrick Lyons, Robert Francis Mace, Jan Maciejewski, Catherine Fairfax Macrae, Richard Blaine Madden, Simon Maddison Noell Maerz, Jennieann Maffeo, Joseph Maffeo, Jay Robert Magazine, Brian Magee, Charles Wilson Magee, Joseph V. Maggitti, Ronald Magnuson, Daniel L. Maher, Thomas Anthony Mahon, William J. Mahoney, Joseph Daniel Maio, Kakashi Makimoto, Abdu Ali Malahi, Debora I. Maldonado, Myrna T. Maldonado-Agosto, Alfred Russell Maler, Gregory James Malone, Edward Francis Maloney III, Joseph Maloney, Gene Edward Maloy, Christian Maltby, Francisco Miguel Mancini, Joseph Mangano, Sara Elizabeth Manley, Debra Mannetta, Marion Victoria Manning, Terence John Manning, James Maounis, Joseph Ross Marchbanks, Jr., Peter Edward Mardikian, Edward Joseph Mardovich, Charles Joseph Margiotta, Kenneth Joseph Marino, Lester V. Marino, Vita Marino, Kevin Marlo, Jose Marrero, John Marshall, James Martello, Michael A. Marti, Peter C. Martin, William J. Martin, Jr., Brian E. Martineau, Betsy Martinez, Edward Martinez, Jose Angel Martinez, Jr., Robert Gabriel Martinez, Victor Martinez Pastrana, Lizie D. Martinez-Calderon, Paul Richard Martini, Joseph A. Mascali, Bernard Mascarenhas, Stephen Frank Masi, Nicholas George Massa, Patricia Ann Massari, Michael Massaroli, Philip William Mastrandrea, Jr., Rudolph Mastrocinque, Joseph Mathai, Charles Mathers, William A. Mathesen, Marcello Matricciano, Margaret Elaine Mattic, Robert D. Mattson, Walter Matuza, Charles A. Mauro, Jr., Charles J. Mauro, Dorothy Mauro, Nancy T. Mauro, Tyrone May, Keithroy Marcellus Maynard, Robert J. Mayo, Kathy Nancy Mazza, Edward Mazzella, Jr., Jennifer Lynn Mazzotta, Kaaria Mbaya, James Joseph McAlary, Brian McAleese, Patricia Ann McAneney, Colin Robert McArthur, John Kevin McAvoy, Kenneth M. McBrayer, Brendan McCabe, Micheal McCabe, Thomas McCann, Justin McCarthy, Kevin M. McCarthy, Michael McCarthy, Robert McCarthy, Stanley McCaskill, Katie Marie McCloskey, Joan McConnell-Cullinan, Charles Austin McCrann, Tonyell F. McDay, Matthew T. McDermott, Joseph P. McDonald, Brian Grady McDonnell, Michael P. McDonnell, John McDowell, Jr., Eamon J. McEneaney, John Thomas McErlean, Jr., Daniel Francis McGinley, Mark Ryan McGinly, William E. McGinn, Thomas Henry MCGinnis, Michael Gregory McGinty, Ann McGovern, Scott Martin McGovern, William McGovern, Stacey Sennas McGowan, Francis Noel McGuinn, Patrick McGuire, Thomas M. McHale, Keith McHeffey, Ann M. McHugh, Denis J. McHugh III, Dennis McHugh, Michael E. McHugh, Robert G. McIlvaine, Donald James McIntyre, Stephanie Marie McKenna, Barry J. McKeon, Evelyn C. McKinnedy, Darryl Leron McKinney, George Patrick McLaughlin, Jr., Robert C. McLaughlin, Jr., Gavin McMahon, Robert D. McMahon, Edmund McNally, Daniel W. McNeal, Walter Arthur McNeil, Jisley McNish, Christine Sheila McNulty,
Jean Peter McNulty, Robert McPadden, Terence A. McShane, Timothy Patrick McSweeney, Martin E. McWilliams, Rocco A. Medaglia, Abigail Cales Medina, Ana Iris Medina, Deborah Louise Medwig, Damian Meehan, William J. Meehan, Alok Mehta, Raymond Meisenheimer, Manuel Emilio Mejia, Eskedar Melaku, Antonio Melendez, Mary Melendez, Yelena Melnichenko, Stuart Todd Meltzer, Diarelia Jovanah Mena, Charles Mendez, Lizette Mendoza, Shevonne Olicia Mentis, Steven Mercado, Westly Mercer, Ralph Joseph Mercurio, Alan Harvey Merdinger, George L. Merino, Yamel Merino, George Merkouris, Deborah Merrick, Raymond Joseph Metz III, Jill Ann Metzler, David Robert Meyer, Nurul H. Miah, William Edward Micciulli, Martin Paul Michelstein, Peter Teague Milano, Gregory Milanowycz, Lukasz Tomasz Milewski, Sharon Christina Millan, Corey Peter Miller, Craig James Miller, Douglas Charles Miller, Henry Alfred Miller, Jr., Joel Miller, Michael Matthew Miller, Philip D. Miller, Robert Alan Miller, Robert Cromwell Miller, Jr., Benjamin Millman, Charles Morris Mills, Ronald Keith Milstein, Robert Minara, William George Minardi, Diakite Minata, Louis Joseph Minervino, Thomas Mingione, Wilbert Miraille, Dominick N. Mircovich, Rajesh Arjan Mirpuri, Joseph Mistrulli, Susan J. Miszkowicz, Paul Thomas Mitchell, Richard P. Miuccio, Frank V. Moccia, Sr., Louis Joseph Modafferi, Boyie Mohammed, Dennis Mojica, Manuel Mojica, Kleber Molina, Manuel De Jesus Molina, Carl Molinaro, Justin Molisani, Brian Monaghan, Franklin Monahan, John Monahan, Kristen Montanaro, Craig Montano, Michael Montesi, Jeffrey Montgomery, Peter Montoulieu, Cheryl Ann Monyak, Thomas Moody, Sharon Moore, Krishna Moorthy, Abner Morales, Carlos Manuel Morales, Luis Morales, Paula E. Morales John Moran, John Chrisopher Moran, Kathleen Moran, Lindsay Stapleton Morehouse, George Morell, Steven P. Morello, Vincent S. Morello, Yvette Nicole Moreno, Dorothy Morgan, Richard Morgan, Nancy Morgenstern.

Please remember all these people who died in your prayers. May they rest in peace and know they are missed on Earth.

Remembering 9/11: Flight 77 Crash

At the very moment this was posted, American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon. Now, we remember the people who died on the plane and the people who were killed in the Pentagon.

Paul W. Ambrose, Yeneneh Betru, Mary Jane Booth, Bernard C. Brown, II, CAPT Charles F. Burlingame III, USNR, Retired, Suzanne M. Calley, William E. Caswell, David M. Charlebois, Sarah M. Clark, Asia S. Cottom, James D. Debeuneure, Rodney Dickens, Eddie A. Dillard, LCDR Charles A. Droz III, USN, Retired, Barbara G. Edwards, Charles S. Falkenberg, Dana Falkenberg, Zoe Falkenberg, J. Joseph Ferguson, Darlene E. Flagg, RADM Wilson F. Flagg, USNR, Retired, 1stLt Richard P. Gabriel, USMC, Retired, Ian J. Gray, Stanley R. Hall, Michele M. Heidenberger, Bryan C. Jack, Steven D. Jacoby, Ann C. Judge, Chandler R. Keller, Yvonne E. Kennedy, Norma Cruz Khan, Karen Ann Kincaid, Dong Chul Lee, Jennifer Lewis, Kenneth E. Lewis, Renee A. May, Dora Marie Menchaca, Christopher C. Newton, Barbara K. Olson, Ruben S. Ornedo, Robert Penninger, Robert R. Ploger III, Zandra F. Ploger, Lisa J. Raines, Todd H. Reuben, John P. Sammartino, George W. Simmons, Donald D. Simmons, Mari-Rae Sopper, Robert Speisman, Norma Lang Steuerle, Hilda E. Taylor, Leonard E. Taylor, Sandra D. Teague, Leslie A. Whittington, CAPT John D. Yamnicky, Sr., USN, Retired, Vicki Yancey, Shuyin Yang, Yuguag Zheng.

And
(USA= United States Army and USN= United States Navy)
SPC Craig S. Amundson, USA, YN3 Melissa Rose Barnes, USN, MSG Max J. Beilke, Retired, IT2 Kris Romeo Bishundat, USN, Carrie R. Blagburn, COL Canfield D. Boone, ARNG, Donna M. Bowen, Allen P. Boyle, ET3 Christopher L. Burford, USN, ET3 Daniel M. Caballero, USN, SFC Jose O. Calderon-Olmedo, USA, Angelene C. Carter, Sharon A. Carver, SFC John J. Chada, USA, Retired, Rosa Maria Chapa, Julian T. Cooper, LCDR Eric A. Cranford, USN, Ada M. Davis, CAPT Gerald F. DeConto, USN, LTC Jerry D. Dickerson, USA, IT1 Johnnie Doctor, Jr., USN, CAPT Robert E. Dolan, Jr., USN, CDR William H. Donovan, USN, CDR Patrick Dunn, USN, AG1 Edward T. Earhart, USN, LCDR Robert R. Elseth, USNR, SK3 Jamie L. Fallon, USN, Amelia V. Fields, Gerald P. Fisher, AG2 Matthew M. Flocco, USN, Sandra N. Foster, CAPT Lawrence D. Getzfred, USN, Cortez Ghee, Brenda C. Gibson, COL Ronald F. Golinski, USA, Retired, Diane Hale-McKinzy, Carolyn B. Halmon, Sheila M.S. Hein, ET1 Ronald J. Hemenway, USN, MAJ Wallace Cole Hogan, Jr., USA, SSG Jimmie I. Holley, USA, Retired, Angela M. Houtz, Brady Kay Howell, Peggie M. Hurt, LTC Stephen N. Hyland, Jr., USA, Lt Col Robert J. Hymel, USAF, Retired, SGM Lacey B. Ivory, USA, LTC Dennis M. Johnson, USA, Judith L. Jones, Brenda Kegler, LT Michael S. Lamana, USN, David W. Laychak, Samantha L. Lightbourn-Allen, MAJ Stephen V. Long, USA, James T. Lynch, Jr., Terence M. Lynch, OS2 Nehamon Lyons IV, USN, Shelley A. Marshall, Teresa M. Martin, Ada L. Mason-Acker, LTC Dean E. Mattson, USA, LTG Timothy J. Maude, USA, Robert J. Maxwell
Molly L. McKenzie, Patricia E. Mickley, MAJ Ronald D. Milam, USA, Gerard P. Moran, Jr., Odessa V. Morris, ET1 Brian A. Moss, USN, Teddington H. Moy, LCDR Patrick J. Murphy, USNR, Khang Ngoc Nguyen, DM2 Michael A. Noeth, USN, Ruben S. Ornedo, Diana B. Padro, LT Jonas M. Panik, USNR, MAJ Clifford L. Patterson, Jr., USA, LT Darin H. Pontell, USNR, Scott Powell, CAPT Jack D. Punches, USN, Retired, AW1 Joseph J. Pycior, Jr., USN, Deborah A. Ramsaur, Rhonda Sue Rasmussen, IT1 Marsha D. Ratchford, USN, Martha M. Reszke, Cecelia E. (Lawson) Richard, Edward V. Rowenhorst, Judy Rowlett, SGM Robert E. Russell, USA, Retired, CW4 William R. Ruth, ARNG, Charles E. Sabin, Sr., Marjorie C. Salamone, COL David M. Scales, USA, CDR Robert A. Schlegel, USN, Janice M. Scott, LTC Michael L. Selves, USA, Retired, Marian H. Serva, CDR Dan F. Shanower, USN, Antionette M. Sherman, Diane M. Simmons, Cheryle D. Sincock, ITC Gregg H. Smallwood, USN, LTC Gary F. Smith, USA, Retired, Patricia J. Statz, Edna L. Stephens, SGM Larry L. Strickland, USA, LTC Kip P. Taylor, USA, Sandra C. Taylor, LTC Karl W. Teepe, USA, Retired, SGT Tamara C. Thurman, USA, LCDR Otis V. Tolbert, USN, SSG Willie Q. Troy, USA, Retired, LCDR Ronald J. Vauk, USNR, LTC Karen J. Wagner, USA, Meta L. (Fuller) Waller, SPC Chin Sun Pak Wells, USA, SSG Maudlyn A. White, USA, Sandra L. White, Ernest M. Willcher, LCDR David L. Williams, USN, MAJ Dwayne Williams, USA, RMC Marvin Roger Woods, USN, Retired, IT2 Kevin W. Yokum, USN,
ITC Donald M. Young, USN, Edmond G. Young, Jr., Lisa L. Young.

Please remember these people in your prayers. May they rest in peace and know they are missed on Earth.

Remembering 9/11: Flight 175 Crashes into Tower Two

At the moment this post is being posted, we remember those who were on United Airlines Flight 175 who lost their lives when it crashed into The Second World Trade Center Tower.

Alona Abraham, Garnet Edward Bailey, Mark Lawrence Bavis, Graham Andrew Berkeley, Touri Bolourchi, Klaus Bothe, Daniel Raymond Brandhorst, David Reed Gamboa Brandhorst, John Brett Cahill, Christoffer Mikael Carstanjen, John J. Corcoran III, Dorothy Alma de Araujo, Ana Gloria Pocasangre Debarrera, Robert John Fangman, Lisa Anne Frost, Ronald Gamboa, Lynn Catherine Goodchild, Peter M. Goodrich, Douglas Alan Gowell, Francis Edward Grogan, Carl Max Hammond, Jr., Christine Lee Hanson, Peter Burton Hanson, Susan Kim Hanson, Gerald Francis Hardacre, Eric Hartono, James Edward Hayden, Herbert Wilson Homer, Michael Robert Horrocks, Robert Adrien Jalbert, Amy N. Jarret, Ralph Kershaw, Heinrich Kimmig, Amy R. King, Brian Kinney, Kathryn L. LaBorie, Robert G. Leblanc, Maclovio Lopez, Jr., Marianne Macfarlane, Alfred Gilles Marchand, Louis Mariani, Juliana McCourt, Ruth Magdaline McCourt, Wolfgang Peter Menzel, Shawn M. Nassaney, Marie Pappalardo, Patrick J. Quigley IV, Frederick Charles Rimmele III, James Roux, Jesus Sanchez, Victor J. Saracini, Mary Kathleen Shearer, Robert M. Shearer, Jane Louise Simpkin, Brian David Sweeney, Michael C. Tarrou, Alicia N. Titus, Timothy Ray Ward, William Michael Weems.

Please remember them in your prayers. May they rest in peace an know they are missed on Earth.

Remembering 9/11: Flight 11 Crashes into Tower One

We interrupt the regular schedule of updates to remember The events that occured on September 11, 2001.

At the exact moment in time America Arlines Flight 11 crashed, this was published. Please remember to keep those who died in your prayers.

Anna Allison, David Lawrence Angell, Lynn Edwards Angell, Seima Aoyama, Barbara Jean Arestegui, Myra Joy Aronson, Christine Barbuto, Carolyn Beug, Kelly Ann Booms, Carol Marie Bouchard, Robin Lynne Kaplan, Neilie Anne Heffernan Casey, Jeffrey Dwayne Collman, Jeffrey W. Coombs, Tara Kathleen Creamer, Thelma Cuccinello, Patrick Currivan, Brian Paul Dale, David Dimeglio, Donald Americo Ditullio, Alberto Dominguez, Paige Marie Farley-Hackel, Alexander Milan Filipov, Carol Ann Flyzik, Paul J. Friedman, Karleton D.B. Fyfe, Peter Alan Gay, Linda M. George, Edmund Glazer, Lisa Reinhart Gordenstein, Andrew Peter Charles Curry Green, Peter Paul Hashem, Robert Jay Hayes, Edward R. Hennessy, Jr., John A. Hofer, Cora Hidalgo Holland, John Nicholas Humber, Jr., Waleed Joseph Iskandar, John Charles Jenkins, Charles Edward Jones, Barbara A. Keating, David P. Kovalcin, Judith Camilla Larocque, Natalie Janis Lasden, Daniel John Lee, Daniel M. Lewin, Sara Elizabeth Low, Susan A. Mackay, Karen Ann Martin, Thomas F. McGuinness, Jr., Christopher D. Mello, Jeffrey Peter Mladenik, Carlos Alberto Montoya, Antonio Jesus Montoya Valdes, Laura Lee Morabito, Mildred Naiman, Laurie Ann Neira, Renee Lucille Newell, Kathleen Ann Nicosia, Jacqueline June Norton, Robert Grant Norton, John Ogonowski, Betty Ann Ong, Jane M. Orth, Thomas Nicholas Pecorelli, Berinthia B. Perkins, Sonia M. Puopolo, David E. Retik, Jean Destrehan Roger, Philip Martin Rosenzweig, Richard Barry Ross, Jessica Leigh Sachs, Rahma Salie, Heather Lee Smith, Dianne Bullis Snyder, Douglas Joel Stone, Xavier Suarez, Madeline Amy Sweeney, Michael Theodoridis, James Anthony Trentini, Mary Barbara Trentini, Pendyala Vamsikrishna, Mary Alice Wahlstrom, Kenneth Waldie, John Joseph Wenckus, Candace Lee Williams, Christopher Rudolph Zarba, Jr.

May they rest in peace and know they are missed on Earth.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Disneyland: One Man's Dream- The Future that Never Was


No that I get into things that were closer towards the present. I know it was around this time I made the first pilgrimage to Disneyland when I was little. I even remember these changes happening.

Like in Tomorrowland. We've already established it's been a constant headache to the Disney Co. A few years the planned retheme of Tomorrowland to Tomorrowland 2055 fell through due to budgets, another idea was quickly concieved.

Things started moving very quickly for the retheme. Tomorrowland began to get a new color scheme, filled with rich bronze and gold colors along with some emerald and black hues. Most noticable was the change in color in Space Mountain from white to... well...this.

It was really based on Jules Verne's style of futurism, and was referred to as "The Future that Never Was". It's focus revolved around the fantasy of the future, and was not set to a specific date in time. The land also contained edible vegitation, symbolising that all landscaping in the future was going to be edible.

In 1995, the PeopleMover took it's last lap around the track above Tomorrowland. A little time would pass before a new attraction was to be put up there. Rocket Rods was a high speed ride that took people over the same track the PeopleMover went over and went through the same rides. The ill-fated ride travled very fast, then slow down to make tight turns that were hard to make due to the lack of banked turns. This caused many problems with the ride, especially it's control computer, causing many breakdowns. The fact that it traveled the 16 minute PeopleMover track in 3 minutes also were not good for the track. Rocket Rods was supposed to go down for a refurb, but never opened again. Since then the track as become cracked and overgrown, but repaintings restored fate that a new ride- either the PeopleMover or something else- would emerge. Those rumors still circulate today.


Then, in 1996, the Carousel Theater walls were torn down to make way for the new attraction, Innoventions. This attraction ties in with the idea of brining cutting edge technology to Tomorrowland showcasing the newest technologies in entertainment, living, and health.

Mission to Mars was replaced by Red Rockett's Pizza Port, a new restaurant. Outside, a new water fountain play area was built around a moving ball called Cosmic Waters. It was pretty cool and ingenious.

Rocket Jets were also replaced by Astro Orbitor. It was the same ride concept- you rode a rocketship around in the air. However, Astro Orbitor was moved down from the station above the late PeopleMover track to in front of the tracks at the enterance of Tomorrowland. The old Rocket Jets were remodeled into a new show piece called the Observatron, which would come alive in motion and music ever 15 minutes.

Captain EO was replaced with Honey I Shrunk the Audience, a 3D show that played and continued to play in Epcot.

Finally, Autopia was closed in 1998- both Fantasyland and Tomorrowland Autopia shut down to combine into 1 large Autopia. Why were ther more then 1? Well, for years there were different versions- some made for adults, some for kids, others for family. In this case, Fantasyland Autopia was a back-up in case the Tomorrowland Autopia was too crowded. In 2000, the ride reopened with 3 different types of cars, all futuristic looking.

This was the last complete overhall Tomorrowland has recieved to date. But slowly over time, the color scheme and theme of the area would begin to recede- and the classic white/blue/red colors would start to return.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Disneyland: One Man's Dream- The Indiana Jones Adventure


The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Specatcular! was a hit in MGM Studios, so Disney decided to bring an attraction like that to Disneyland. They didn't want the same exact thing, so they decided to try something new. They already had a setting in mind: the Lost Delta in India, 1935.

Early concepts for the ride included a walk through and a mine ride, similar to Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (my favorite Indy movie, I might add!). Imagineers then decided to do a jeep ride through an achient temple.

There was only one problem: the technology for this ride was not yet available! The Imagineers wanted to make it incredibly realistic that you were going through an anchient tample ready to colapse around you. But they also wanted the ride to be safe. That's when they developed EMVs- Enhanced Motion Vehicle. The car it self would move, simulating going over rough and rugged terrain. It was a cobination of a simulator and a dark ride, with over 160,000 possible ride combinations. No two rides would be alike!

The ride itself started construction in 1993. Because of the massive building that would hose the ride, the Jungle Cruise queue was moved into a two story building. The monorial tracks outside the berm also had to be moved. To get back to the ride itself, the Indy queue would be 1/2 a mile long.


This also called for a retheme of Adventureland itself. Now, Adventureland was a trading outpost that sprung up around the temple excavation. A few years later, The Swiss Family Treehouse became Tarzan's Treehouse, mathcing the theme better and tieing in with the new movie Tarzan.

The basic story of Indiana Jones was this: the long lost Temple of the Forbidden Eye was found by Indy. The temple was excavated and opened up to tourists. They could either be granted Enternal Youth, Earhtly Rices, or Future Knowledge. However, if you looked into the eyes of the diety Mara, you found your doom.

Soon, some tourists began to not come out of the temple. Indy returned and tried to find them, but never came out. Now, it's your turn to try to find him!

I could describe the ride, but I think this video I made explains it better then I can.


Indiana Jones is truly one of the best rides at any theme park. It is my second favorite (after Pirates, of course!) and is truly remarkable- and fun!

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Disneyland: One Man's Dream- Opening Toontown to the Public


The movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (one of my favorites, I might add) first showed all non-toons Toontown. It's the place where our favorite cartoon characters lived. And it was also there before Disneyland was even dreamed of.

Legend has it that in 1952, Walt was talking to Mickey about his dream park, and Mickey suggested he build it right next to where he lived in Toontown. Walt agreed, but decided to hide Toontown from the guests so Mickey could have some peace and quiet.

It wasn't until 1993 that Mickey decided to let guests in Toontown. A portal between Fantasyland and Toontown was dug underneath the train tracks, and people could finally enter Toontown. Although the Downtown portion was still closed.


In reality, it was because Roger Rabitt's Cartoon Spin was still under construction. While guests could explore Mickey's House and meet all the toon friends, the big draw for the land would not open until the following year.

The premisis for Roger Rabitt's Cartoon Spin was that guests would board Lenny, Benny the Cab's twin, and take him to find Roger who was riding around in Benny. You and Roger both got into trouble with the weasels and the dip made you spin out of control.

This was a unique darkride because guests would be able to spin through the ride. When this idea was concieved, Imagineers were not sure if it would work or not. To find out, they attached one of the Mad Teacups to Pinocchio's Daring Jounrey- and it worked!

The land was a hit with kids, and old and young alike continued to enjoy visiting. Toontown was created to look like a cartoon. There is not one straight line in the land, it's all bent and curvey. The deatails in this land, like the manhole that talks, or the cartoonish light poles, really add to the expierence.

And an even more detailed attraction was on the horizon...

Monday, September 7, 2009

Disneyland: One Man's Dream- Fantasmic!

In 1992, Fantasmic! premiered. It was unlike anything ever done at Disneyland before, or any park for that matter.

The show features many Disney characters who are in Mickey's dream. Soon, the villians take over and turn the dream into a nightmare. While the plot itself is cute and fun, it's really the technology that leaves people in awe.

First of all, the light poles that appear are truly hightech. During the day, they are hidden underneath New Orleans Square, camoflauged from view. But at night before show time, they "magically" move out ofthe ground. Then after the show, they dissapear once again.

First, you have the characters that just appear and dissapear on the Island. They do this from underground pits below the stage via lifts. Pyro, fog, and other effects shroud the movement so we, the audience don't see it.

The mist screens are where the movie clips are projected. Recently, the cameras that project these became HD, so it's clearer then before.

In the final battle between Malificent and Mickey, Malificent becomes a dragon. A new dragon was supposed to premiere in June, but it broke and made it's debut three months later. The dragon lights the lake on fire. This pat is usually the part that leaves the audience in shock. How can a lake go on fire? Well, natural gas runs in pipes on the river floor, and during the show bubbles up to the surface. The fire emerges from the dragon and the lake goes on fire. When Mickey defeats the dragon, the gas is turned off, and the fire is extiguished.

The boats are also really cool. The Columbia becomes home to Peter Pan, and the fight goes uon between Peter Pan and Captain Hook. It even has a real cannon that gets shot off during the show. The Mark Twain becomes home to all the Disney charatcers during a stirring finale.

Fantasmic! has proved so popular, it has been running 2 shows most days of the year (sometimes even 3) for 17 years, with no end date in sight.

Here's the video. The show is truly great (Much better then DHS's show, which was copied from Disneyland. DOn't see it. It's very disapointing, especially after seeing Disneyland's show).





Sunday, September 6, 2009

Disneyland: One Man's Dream- The Life and Death of WestCOT


The Second Gate at Disneyland was going to be huge.

But before we get into WestCOT, let's look at EPCOT for a moment.

EPCOT was the ultimate dream of Walt Disney. EPCOT, or Enviornmental Protoype Comunity of Tomorrow, was going to be an well planned urban utopia which was o be part of Disneyworld in Florida. I think Mr. Walt Disney can explain it better then I can:

When Walt passed away, The Disney Company decided it did not want to take on the task of running a town. So, they decided to turn EPCOT into a theme park. At first, Epcot was going to be about the future. But really, some Imagineers wanted to keep it futuristic, and others wanted a theme park showcasing the customs of different worlds. Eventually, these 2 ideas were pushed together, and EPCOT Center was born.

There were several problems with Epcot. First of, it was so spread out. Walking around the park took very long and got many guest tired easily. Secondly, what you saw in Epcot was what you got. In the World Showcase, there were no side streets to explore it was just 1 large area that you entered, and quickly left. Unless you wlaked through it, you really weren't thrust into the area it represented it. And most importantly, kids as well as adults found the area boring, with to much focus on education, and not enough kids attractions.

Imagineers took this into consideration when Micheal Esiner told them to "Amaze Me!". And that they did.

Many aspects were the same in WestCOT as in Epcot. The park was made up of a Future World and a World Showcase. But WestCOT was different then Epcot in most ways.

First we have World Showcase. Instead of idividual countries making up the area, there would be regions, including the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Not only did this conserve space, but it also would show much more diverse regions. This concept would also show you how different cultures affected each other's development, and the cultural diffusion that went on throughout history. And there would be a hotel in the park. If you looked up, you could see people living above you in France or Italy. It was going to be very unique.

There was going to be a ride called "Ride The Dragon" in Asia. Guests would ride a roller coaster themed to a dragon in the middle of a Chinese New Year celebration. Because of the hieght of the hotel, the rides could be housed on the lower floors while the higher floors served as a berm.

Americas:

Africa:
Europe: Asia:


The signature ride in WestCOT would be the World Cruise. This attraction would act like the Disneyland Train, taking you from region to region. Guests would board boats that took them past famous Audio-Animatronic scenes from throughout history. For instance, when you went into Europe, you'd see the burning of Rome, the painting of the Mona Lisa, and more. This part of the voyage would last about 9 minutes, at which point you could either exit and explore the area or continue on with the ride. There would be about 5 stops, making this 45 minute attraction the longest in Disney history.

At the center of WestCOT would be a 300 foot golden ball similar to Epcot's Spaceship Earth, This one would be bigger and would be dubbed "Spacestation Earth". The Future World Area around it would house various rides from Epcot, and also an updated version of Adventure Thru Innerspace, called Cosmic Journeys.

So, with stunning concept art, and a great plan, what was the problem? Well, WestCOT itself cost $2 billion. The locals were also less then thrilled about seeing Spacestation Earth from there backyards. Disney then proposed to change it into a odd looking sprie, partly due to the protests of the locals, and partly because of the terrible view guests would see from Main Street.

Still, fate seemed to be against WestCOT. And it was just too much and too expensive. And with EuroDisney failing in France, the idea was finally scrapped in 1995. It seemed like Disneyland would never become a resort.

But even as new rides were added to Disneyland, the idea of a second gate for the park never disappeared. Where there's a will, there's a way.

(As always, pictures Copyright Disney. All Right Reserved.)