9/11 kids to terrorists: 'You lose'
Updated 4:02 PM ET, Fri September 9, 2016
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New York (CNN)Their fathers were killed on 9/11, and 15 years later they carry a message: Look at us, more resilient than ever.
What can the 9/11 children teach us?
More than 3,000 children lost a parent on that awful day. Fifteen years later, in a world rocked by terror, this group has hard-won wisdom to share. Here, in their own words, is a glimpse into their journeys.
The Palombo 10
First they lost their dad on 9/11. They were ages 11 months to 15. Then they lost their mom. Meet the Palombos: Anthony, Frank Jr., Joe, Maria, Tommy, John, Patrick, Daniel, Stephen and Maggie -- a family that's the epitome of true grit.
A place to belong
It's a summer camp with a distinction: Participants are young people touched by terror. This year, 55 of them -- from a dozen countries -- gathered on a campus in Pennsylvania, where they found renewal and hope in their common bond.
Bound by terror: 'I've got you'
She faced al Qaeda militants in a courtroom. He put Osama bin Laden's image on a punching bag and let loose. She's from France; he's a "child" of 9/11. They're two strangers who share a tragic bond: Each lost a father to terrorism.
CNN worked with Tuesday's Children to interview dozens of teens and young adults who lost a parent on 9/11 and to arrange for some of them to appear in a Town Hall with Brooke Baldwin.
Congress has designated September 11 as an annual National Day of Service. See various ways you can volunteer or contribute.