Thomas E. Burnett Jr.

Appearing below are messages from others who wish to extend their thoughts, sympathy and words of kindness to the family and friends Thomas E. Burnett Jr., who passed away on September 11th, 2001.

17 Years Later...We Shall Never Forget

From: Stacey
Date: 09/10/2002
Message: to thomas. i am a 14 year old girl from australia and ws truly touched by you courage on United Flight 93. you are an amazing person.

From: Debra Willhite
Date: 09/11/2002
Message: you are there with the lord.and he take care of you.ALways and forever.

From: Anonymous
Date: 08/17/2004
Message: I really think that mr. Thomas was a really couragous person and that he will always be with God, I hope the best for his family and I know he is washing you from up above!!

From: Michele Walker
Date: 09/12/2004
Message: I bought plant yesterday at tribute. It has a card with his name on it. We are honored to have in it our yard. It is a dogwood. We have read more about Thomas and fell like he is a part of our garden

From: Sara
Date: 02/26/2005
Message: Thomas Brunett is a true hero. He sacrificed himself for our country and for thousands of unknown and faceless people. He lived his life in an astounding way and left behind a legacy that will never be forgotten. He is my role model and I can only pray to be like him someday.

From: Nick
Date: 08/26/2005
Message: I am a citizen of San Ramon, CA. And the loss of one of our own in a plane crash, taking his life and that of others on Flight 93. I acknowledge and respect Tom Burnett for his heroism and his undoubted courage. Surely we will all pray for his goodness.

From: Michelle G.
Date: 09/16/2005
Message: Words cannot express my feelings and sorrow for Tom's wife and children. I just watched "The Flight That Fought Back" and my heart is in pieces. I never knew much about what happened on that flight. What a great documentary. Of all the passengers, Tom stood out to me the most. He reminded me so much of my husband. My husband is laying beside me asleep right now and I have tears in my eyes because I am terrified of the thought of something happening to him. I just can't fathom how Deena has gone on...she is such a strong woman. What an extraordinary man he was. Everyone knows he was a hero, but the love he showed for her and his daughters was amazing. Tom, Deena and their daughters will always be in my thoughts and prayers. God bless them.

From: Brenda Farrell
Date: 01/31/2006
Message: To Thomas And Family members: A loving thank you for your resolve. The people you saved will always remember you! You are important to our history and important to our memory.

From: Maggie
Date: 02/02/2006
Message: To the family of Thomas Burnett, Jr., I saw the movie Flight 93 on A&E, and I was so touched by how he was able to communicate to his wife while the terrible events were unfolding. Tears came to my eyes many times during the movie. May God Bless you all! Tom, and all of the others who lost their lives that day, will never be forgotten! I will forever admire Tom's and his fellow American's for their courage,that stopped this flight from hitting another prime target. May God grant you peace.

From: Lydia
Date: 02/02/2006
Message: To the family of Thomas E. Burnett, Jr. I watched the movie "Flight 93" for the second time last night on A&E and was touched by the courage and determination Tom possessed in taking over the plane. My thoughts and prayers are with you always. Tom was indeed a hero that should never be forgotten. May "God" Bless You.

From: Ivo
Date: 04/28/2006
Message: Tom was most courageous real-life man I've ever heard of. I just saw "United 93" in theaters, here in our hometowns of San Ramon, CA. I wish I had gotten a chance to know him, such a heroic, brilliant man. Rest in peace with God and the angels in heaven, kind sir. God bless you and your family.

From: Spencer
Date: 04/29/2006
Message: I cannot know if I would have the same defiant courage as Thomas if I were in the same place, but his family should know that whenever I think of courage it will forever be associated with the name Thomas Burnett. I wish I had known him, if for just a few minutes. I am so sorry for his family's loss, almost five years after it happened.

From: Georgia Jordan
Date: 04/29/2006
Message: Mr. Burnett was so calm in the face of such terror. He saved so many lives of people on the ground. His actions as portrayed in the movie have defined the word hero. God bless Mrs. Burnett and her family.

From: Lenee'
Date: 04/30/2006
Message: Dear Dena, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family always. You and I flew together as flight attendants at Delta many years ago. I remember your grace and strength back then and feel it now as well. God be with you and your family always.

From: Chris
Date: 04/30/2006
Message: Dear Dena..My prayers are with you & your family forever. I watched the tv movie several times. My heart is with you everytime I see it. We all think of our fathers as heroes and although your children's father is gone, he really was a true American hero. They will have that legacy to pass on to their children. Not to many of us are blessed with that. Your family will forever be blessed because of Thomas.

From: Lindsey
Date: 05/01/2006
Message: Itís a shame that the world doesnít stop spinning when good people die. Thank you for your courage and sacrifice in a desperate time. I will never forget, and always respect you.

From: Nepal Patel
Date: 06/04/2006
Message: To all families and friends whom lost loved ones, my heart, prayers and thoughts are among yours. I cannot understand your thoughts and anger toward this senseless loss of life, but I truly hope this is a means to an end for such events occuring again. As hard as it may be to accept this loss of life had meaning, and these individuals will never be forgotten.

From: Yasenia
Date: 08/14/2006
Message: hi, i want you to be happ in gods arms. i just left honor e. wainio a messege, thought id leave you one to. i remember you from the movie 'Flight 93' you were one of the bravest peaple on flight 93. i wish you and your familey the best love, yasenia

From: Sieng Rotana
Date: 09/18/2006
Message: Iím a Cambodian people, my name Rotana. I just watched TV of Discovery Channel; about The Flight That Fought Back is flight 93. My tear falling down on my face while I watching the situation in the flight. Of course Tom is the one who brave, he is a hero in my mind and I thought itís not only in my mind, but for all the people will never forget him. He will make us to remember to sacrifice his life for oneís country. 9/11 is the day that we have never forgot and always remember to all the heroes of 9/11. I really not realize that how Deena reply to her daughters about Tom. Sorry Deena, I just can write this message to relieve from your pain and may God continue to bless your family, but please remember Tom and all the victims of flight 93 always becomes a hero in our mind and they are living on with honor forever. Thanks to all the passenger and crew of united flight 93 Sieng Rotana Phnom Penh, Cambodia

From: Bobby Marsee
Date: 01/12/2007
Message: I just viewed the movie Flight 93 and was overwhelmed with pride of Tom's action and decisivness. HIs actions and those of the other passengers were truly the first response of America to the terrorists attacks. I hope more Americans can be inspired to respond as valiantly to our enemies as did Tom. God Bless you and Pease be with you.

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