The ten year anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks is in 2011. OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network willl air two special programs as their September 11 programming, including “The Twins of the Twin Towers” and “From the Ground Up.”
The twin bond is a strong one, so the stories of 40 people who lost their twin is compelling. “The Twins of the Twin Towers” explores the previously untold personal stories of twins who were left twinless on September 11, 2001. On the day the Twin Towers collapsed, so too did the lives of over 40 twins worldwide. The film delves into the unique connection these brave siblings shared, and the process they’ve endured for dealing with their devastating loss and moving forward with their lives.The documentary is produced by BBC Wales, directed and produced by Olivia Lichtenstein and executive produced by Tim Green.
“From the Ground Up” is the story of five widows of firefighters killed on September 11, 2001.The show tells the story of their journey, taking two steps forward and one step back, through tears, depression and laughter, to triumph through tragedy. Lifting our spirits, they empower their communities and honor their heroic husbands in the most fitting personal ways they can imagine. The special is produced by Gage & Gage Productions.
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is affiliated with Discovery Networks. Discovery Channel is airing a special 9-11 program by filmmaker Steven Spielberg, “Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero.” Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero by Steven Spielberg. TLC, also part of the Discovery Network Family, will air a special about the heroism of individuals, in “Heroes of the 88th Floor.” Heroes of the 88th Floor recounts heroism of 9-11
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