February 26th, 2006

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Harold Hunter, whose skateboarding prowess and outsize personality led him to modeling and movie roles, celebrity friendships and prominence in the downtown Manhattan scene, was found dead on Feb. 17 in the East Village housing project where he grew up. He was 31.

His brother, Ronald, who summoned the police to the apartment, said the cause was a heart attack.
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On this day...

On this day, 13 years ago, the World Trade Center was attacked for the first time. It was my 21st birthday, so I was a *bit* distracted from the importance of this event. Luckily, my father had retired from his job located in the WTC. Oddly enough, it wasn't my first experience with a terrorist attack. I survived the bombing of Fraunces Tavern in 1975. Bet you've never heard of that... http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/fraunces-tavern.htm