September 11th, 2010
07:56 PM ET

9/11 remembered: A Muslim mother's fear, a best friend lost

Remembering a fallen brother

Nine years have passed since the September 11 terrorist attacks, but the pain felt by the families of the victims is still intense. CNN's Steve Kastenbaum sat down with a woman who lost a brother who was also her best friend.

Muslim 9/11 families are fearful

Nearly 60 victims of the September 11 attacks were Muslims. CNN's Steve Kastenbaum spoke with the mother of a Muslim New York City police cadet who died in the attacks about growing anti-Muslim sentiment.

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  1. Jim

    Islam has a core doctrine of violent supremacism that's evident in its history, its scriptures, its classic schools of thought, many of its modern opinion leaders and the aspirations and actions of many of it's followers. The only possible solution will come when Islam is opened to serious, specific scrutiny and criticism. Until then, all of constant "religion of peace" propaganda is just wishful thinking.

    September 13, 2010 at 4:28 am | Report abuse |
    • New Yorker

      You can pull out passages of the old testament and piece them together to make the same argument.

      September 13, 2010 at 2:44 pm | Report abuse |
  2. watchdogg2007

    1st of all terrorist have been committed by people of all races & all religions through out history. Remember the inquisition? And the kkk call themselves christians. And as far as moving on. Mourn yes, that's what we do. But how can any one tell anyone when & how to let go. My father die 6 yrs ago on 9/11. And I hope to never let go. That how he lives in my heart. It does not consume my life, but I think of him often. He was & always will be my hero.

    September 13, 2010 at 4:52 am | Report abuse |
  3. Robert

    I am a baptist minister and what I can't understand this being a country of the free, at least this is what this country was founded on, then why don't we live it. If we are a country of the free, then why is it only some people are free to do what they want and not everyone? Can someone answer that question for me, if everyone is not free we should stop telling other country's that we are? Then maybe everyone would not want to come here so badly, if they know we are not a free country. Francis Scott Key is no doubt turning over in his grave, leave the Muslims alone and allow them to live free.

    September 13, 2010 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
  4. sad

    All muslims we americans are watching out muslim president obama before this country is overtaken by disgust how we allow iraqi refugee in this country,great so they can kill us

    September 13, 2010 at 10:00 pm | Report abuse |
  5. sad

    Muslims should stay in the middleeast,america is christain,mAy god bless all the victims and survivors of 9/11.i cried that year

    September 13, 2010 at 10:06 pm | Report abuse |
  6. jerry

    newyorker i get your point well spoken or writen sorry from jerry

    September 14, 2010 at 7:50 am | Report abuse |
  7. lupe

    im sorri for them =( bt der in a better place now

    October 15, 2010 at 9:21 am | Report abuse |
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