John Brett Cahill

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

22 Years Later...We Shall Never Forget

From: The Wright Family Of Needham MA
Date: 11/02/2002
Message: Needham High School Memorial Assembly – Friday, September 21, 2001 In Remembrance, Hope and Strength, Together We Stand to Face the Future. Written, compiled and organized by John Walter Wright, Class of 2003 and presented with assistance from schoolmates of diverse personal and cultural backgrounds and perspectives selected by him, including a classmate whose uncle lost his life in United Flight 175. Printed in the Needham Times October 3, 2001. JW: In Remembrance, Hope and Strength, Together We Stand to Face the Future. We are not the first to stand together to face an uncertain future, not the first to face the enemy. Great people have preceded us and have faced great challenges, great tragedy, and great sorrow. They, like us, sought to Remember the Fallen, Renew Hope, and Gather Strength. Let us listen to what they say to us. Our fellow students will share with us meditations on Remembrance, Hope and Strength. After each quote, there will be a moment of silence and reflection. Please listen, learn and feel. Thank you. JW: Let us Remember the Fallen Student: He who is dead and gone, honor with remembrance. John Chrysostom Student: Grief drives us into serious reflection, sharpens the understanding and softens the heart. John Adams Student: Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds. Buddha Student: By remembering one, we remember all. I remember my uncle John Cahill of United Flight 175. (classmate Matt Hoban) JW: Let us Renew Hope Student: Greatest necessities call out the greatest virtue. Abigail Adams Student: God and History will remember our judgement. Haile Selassie Student: Only by contrast with evil could I have learned to feel the beauty of truth and love and goodness. Helen Keller Student: Whatever good you have is all from God. Whatever evil, is all from yourself. The Quran Student: We must be the change we wish to see in the world. Mohandas Gandhi Student: Freedom, Justice and Democracy will prevail. Margaret Thatcher JW: Let us Gather Strength Student: Peace with all nations, and the right which that gives us with respect to all nations, are our objects. Thomas Jefferson Student: Failure is impossible. Susan B. Anthony Student: He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetuate it. Martin Luther King, Jr. Student: Proclaim Liberty throughout the Land and to all the inhabitants thereof. Bible passage inscribed on the Liberty Bell. Student: Liberty is granted to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it. Daniel Webster JW: One nation’s life, To leave its strife On a quest to love and to know So that it will grow The strength to keep The Spirit of All Loving and Free Anonymous Needham High Graduate

From: Betty (Molloy) Mulhane
Date: 09/25/2004
Message: Today, 9/24/04, I thought of you and said a prayer for you and those you loved, never forget 9/11. Always remembered we will never forget

From: John Edward Brett
Date: 09/26/2004
Message: Today, September 26th 2004, its only been three long years since you left, we shall never forget! Rest, and peace be with you always!

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