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In Tribute to Betty Ong
45 years old.   Residence: Andover, Mass.
Crew of Flight 11

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Hi, I didn't know Becky, but I heard the audio tape of her courage that morning. She will be missed, but it's her courage that will keep us believing everyday for a better tomorrow. Though she'll be missed she'll always be remembered. I went to school with Alicia Titus, a flight attendant who was on American flight 175. I know what you are going through. God bless to all... From your friend Todd

*** Posted by todd ellis on 2005-09-28 ***

The courage that Betty showed on 911 is beyond words.  The fact that she was able to be so calm in letting ground control know what was going on on that horrific day is amazing.  Her courage and strength is something that I will never forget.  I know in my heart that she was responsible for saving countless lives by giving valuable information that brought aviation to halt on a day that no one will ever forget.

*** Posted by Sue Nespor on 2005-09-15 ***

Betty is a strong woman hearing the recording while she was on the plane that would soon kill her, other attendants, and of course the passengers. She was calm on the phone but you could tell she knew she would soon die, but all she cared about at that moment was keeping the passengers calm and telling the people on the ground exactly what happened... Betty Ong is not dead... she lives in everyones hearts who believe in her, and she may not be a police officer or firefighter who most people say are heroes, but even though she is only a flight attendant, she is everything you can say is a hero. She is missed, loved. People will never forget what she did on this tragic day 4 years ago.

*** Posted by SaraMarie on 2005-09-11 ***

Dearest Betty -
We love you and miss you so much!  You are truly an American hero and my sweet angel. When I'm feeling weak and down..... the memories, your courage, your bravery is what helps me through those moments. As today marks the 4th anniversary of 9/11, we will especially be thinking of you today.

*** Posted by Trapper on 2005-09-11 ***

I am so struck by the calm manner in which Betty relayed the horrifying situation; what a true professional....I wish I could be more like her and have that much courage under pressure.

*** Posted by Lana Russo on 2005-08-23 ***

Betty Was The Brave! So Brave There Are No Words! I know that day must have been terrible for her. I was in New York on that day and I saw flight 11 shatter the lives of thousands and Betty stayed calm, so don't forget her anyone. She was so so brave. Please remember her. She gave her life.She was trying to hold it together. Betty, you are the wing beneath my wings! Love, Adam!

*** Posted by Adam Martin Pallett (London) on 2005-06-12 ***

I believe one of the obscenities of 9/11 is that the terrorists were in business class, so they would have been served pre-flight (albeit non-alcoholic) drinks by those they intended to murder.  Atrocious!

I have listened to the words of Betty Ong and I am most struck by her dignity.  Like Bethany, I would like to see a memorial statue for Betty in her home town of Andover, or at the gate at Boston Logan Airport. 

An impossible dream, I know, but I would also like to see her story taught to children in the terrorist nations, telling them that this is the face of a victim of terrorism.  She was not evil, not an infidel.  She was a wonderful person who cared for the welfare of others before herself.

*** Posted by Richard Mortimer on 2005-02-16 ***

Three years later and I am still speechless, except to say Betty Ong's self-sacrificing bravery will stay with me always. I never knew Betty or her family yet I reflect on her often as someone who carved a memorable notch in history.  I hope somehow she knows that.  Her family can be very proud, as her effort that day was huge and will always be hugely remembered.  Betty did America proud!

*** Posted by Marciana Saint-Jean on 2004-11-26 ***

I stumbled across this web page by accident, then again maybe not.  I offer heart felt condolences to Betty’s family and friends.  Thank you letting others and me know a little about her.  Your are truly blessed to have had her in your life.  I will never forget her even though I never met her.

*** Posted by John R. Rios on 2004-09-22 ***

You are the wind beneath my wings.
Love you always.

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2004-06-21 ***

We should all have your bravery and courage.

*** Posted by anonymous on 2004-06-07 ***

Let us never forget our brave citizens......

*** Posted by anonymous on 2004-06-04 ***

Such a sweetheart. Such a tragedy.

*** Posted by David for Betty Ong on 2004-03-13 ***

Nothing less than absolute admiration for your courage in the face of evil.  Rest in peace, Betty.

*** Posted by I work 2 blocks away from WTC on 2004-03-02 ***

I know little of my birth relatives, and with such an unusual name I was shocked to see it associated with this tragedy - I wondered if she might have been a family member, I would never know. We are all related, and so, the loss is felt.

*** Posted by Toni Elizabeth Ong on 2004-02-17 ***

Several weeks have gone by since I heard her.  And then, it was like after a stone has been dropped in the water and creates circles of movement outwards; and now the water is calm again, and we begin to forget what it felt like to hear her as she stood in the middle of a most horrible nightmare, at the end of all things.

*** Posted by Robert McGuigan on 2004-02-11 ***

Betty:  You were a light in the darkness of that horrific day! May that light shine always! Be at peace Betty. You are a true inspiration! When I am afraid, I will think of you.

*** Posted by Aline on 2004-01-30 ***

Betty is the best Hero in the world, and I love you, Betty!

*** Posted by Shirley Zhan on 2004-01-30 ***

Betty is truely hero in my heart.

*** Posted by Bill Zhan on 2004-01-30 ***

I don't know much of any one there on that flight but I do know that every single one who knew them can go on with there lives and keep a part of thier loved ones in there heart.  God bless you all.

*** Posted by Jammie on 2004-01-29 ***


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