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Wednesday, 21 November 2007 23:36

Real Life After Sept. 11

Written by  Audrey De Jesus

The place was in shambles, a war zone that dramatically reflected the effect of the attack on the survivors. A number of these people had been through the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, but this situation was so catastrophic that few of them could think clearly. This was not ground zero on Sept. 11, 2001. It was two days later at the offsite disaster recovery location of one of Wellington Consulting’s clients with offices in the World Trade Center. They had just lost 100 friends and most of them had not slept for three days. Several employees, dispatched from other sites in Florida, had driven all night and were burned out. Yet, they all had a job to do. They were there to get their business up and running. While no one wants to imagine a catastrophe of this magnitude ever happening again, our experiences with clients after Sept. 11