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Trade Group Staff Escapes Tragedy

Traders Magazine, September 2001

John A. Byrne

On the morning of Sept. 11, Lee Korins was on a conference call in the 45th floor offices of the STA in the north tower of the World Trade Center. It was an ordinary morning that was changed by an extraordinary event. Korins remembers hearing a tremendous explosive sound around 8.45 a.m. "I lived in California for 10 years. I've being through several earthquakes there. This explosion shook the building, at least initially more than any building in California I had been in during an earthquake," recalled the STA president.

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