Written by Evan Porter/Upworthy.com
Sean Rooney, the husband of Beverly was working is the south tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001
Sean was on the 105th floor when the plane hit, He called his wife because talking to her make him calm as he search desperately for an escape route. But everywhere Sean turned, there was smoke and fire. He was trapped.
“We stopped talking about escape routes, and then we just began talking about all the happiness we shared during our lives together,” Beverly said.
Suddenly, Beverly heard a strange noise on the other end of the line. The towers were collapsing. Just like that, Sean was gone.
Every year, the tragedy of 9/11 grows into a an increasing number of distant memory for lots of us.
“I like to think of myself as living life for both of us now,” Beverly said of her late husband.
In 2009, Beverly died in a plane crash. But before she died, she shared this incredible statement about her experience. And through it, the memory of Sean and the thousands of other victims can live forever.