I guess it encouraged people to be reminded…that even though the terrorists had taken much from us, we still had strength and resolve to conquer our fears and reestablish our lives.
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Lisa drew criticism when the foundation successfully attempted to copyright the phrase “Let’s Roll!” less than a month after the crash, which, along with her numerous appearances, critics saw as attempts to profit from the tragedy.
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