Work inspired by 9/11 recognized

Two of Robert F. Kennedy’s children are on hand as a foundation formed after tragedy marks 10 years.

After Sept. 11, 2001, Donato Tramuto said he spent weeks trying to understand why he was alive and his friends were not.

Tramuto had a ticket to fly out on United Airlines Flight 175 that morning, along with his friends Ron Gamboa and Daniel Brandhorst and their son, David Gamboa-Brandhorst, 3.

But a toothache for Tramuto meant a detour to his dentist on the way from his home in Ogunquit to Logan International Airport. He switched his reservation to a later flight, missing the one that terrorists crashed into the second tower of the World Trade Center in New York.

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