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Sixteen years after 9/11, Catonsville family remembers daughter

Sixteen years after 9/11, Catonsville family remembers daughter

For years after Elizabeth Wainio died on United Airlines Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001, Ben Wainio, of Catonsville, would call his daughter’s cellphone so that when it went to voicemail, he could hear her voice.

“And a couple of years ago, I called and the message was gone,” Wainio said. “That was devastating to me. I couldn’t hear her voice anymore.”

But this time next year, a reminder of Elizabeth’s voice, and 39 others, will ring out over the fields where Flight 93 crashed.

Wainio and other families of those killed on Flight 93 traveled to Somerset County, Pa., to attend a “soundbreaking” for the Tower of Voices, a monument at the entrance to the Flight 93 National...

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