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Lorie Van Auken was the wife of Kenneth Van Auken, a bond broker at Cantor Fitzgerald on the 105th floor of Tower 1 who was killed on 9/11. She, along with 9/11 Family Members Kristen Breitweiser, Mindy Kleinberg, and Patty Casazza were greatly responsible for the creation of the 9/11 Commission. Together, they were famously known as the "Jersey Girls," but are also known as the "September Eleventh Advocates." Lorie was part of 12 9/11 Family Members that made up what was called the 9/11 Family Steering Committee. She, along with the others, helped to monitor the 9/11 Commission, to supply 100's of well researched questions for the 9/11 Commission to answer, she worked with staffers of the 9/11 Commission, she helped the others fight for more time and money for the 9/11 Commission, and since the time of the 9/11 Commission, she has continued to be an advocate for 9/11 Justice.

Here are links to Lorie's testimony before the 9/11 Congressional Briefing that took place on 7/22/2005 in Washington D.C.

Here is a link to the 9/11 Family Steering Committee's website:

Here is a link to the different press releases from the September Eleventh Advocates from over the years:

Here is a link to Mindy Kleinberg and Lorie Van Auken's report on how poorly the 9/11 Commission answered the families' questions:


Richard Stark
10/06/2014 11:09am

U.S. government = endless lies.

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