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Montevideo grad was near Pentagon on 9/11, helped wounded

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Andy Sampson should have been studying that day in late 2005, but he needed to write. Once he started he couldn't stop.

What resulted was a 2,000-word essay detailing the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when he was a 19-year-old lance corporal serving in the Marine Corps Headquarters communications center next door to the Pentagon.


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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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