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Meet the Forgotten Asian-American Hero of 9/11

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While numerous heroics have been largely told about the brave men and women who stood against the terror of the 9/11 a‌t‌tac‌k‌s, few knew about one flight attendant’s bravery. 

Chinese-American flight attendant Betty Ong, who flew on American Airlines, helped save lives by telling emergency personnel on the ground what was happening aboard her doomed flight on that fateful day of Sept. 11, 2001.