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For Father 7/11 Is Day He Won’t Forget

2018-09-11 23:14
For Bill Mcginly from Virginia, 7 and 11 are poignant numbers. [[Bill Mcginly, from Virginia]] “17 years ago on Friday, I was here in town on business, and Mark and I had lunch together,” “and then I gave him a hug. I got in the cab and I waved to him out the back window and that was it.” His son Mark Mcginly grew up in Northern Virginia. He lived on the upper west side in New York City. He never thought that would be his last meal with his son. “7 is important to me because that’s the last time I spoke to him or hugged him.” Bill was in a Chicago hotel at the time when the first plane hit. He got a call from a friend, whose son was on the phone with Mark. “So we knew he was there and… I think that first plane just was what killed him.” He worked in a company called Car Futures. His office was on the 92nd floor in the North Tower. According to Bill Mcginly, there were about 89 people on his floor, none of them survived that day. “He was about four years out of college, he was only 26 when he died.” For 17 years, Bill has been here every year for the memorial on 11 Sept. “We want to remember Mark, we want to make sure that he is remembered and all the people.”