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In Tribute to Melissa Harrington Hughes
31 years old.   Residence: San Francisco, Calif.
Died in World Trade Center

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Melissa was my son's 4th grade teacher's daughter. Newly married, so young and beautiful and a loving daughter. You can imagine the heartbreak her family has endured. We all feel that heartbreak too. Let us never forget the innocent ones whose lives were taken on that day. Let us never ever forget 9/11
Matthew's Mom

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2010-09-10 ***

Yes, I am really in connection with 9/11, and I really respect Melissa Harrington Hughes—she is an eternal star.

David McGough  xxx

*** Posted by David McGough on 2010-06-26 ***

Rest in peace, Melissa. I didn't know anyone in the towers, but I felt a deep connection with what happened. The people affected by this must never be forgotten, and I wish my love to your family and friends. xxx

*** Posted by Mark Dargan on 2010-05-31 ***

I heard the message from Melissa to her husband, and I started to cry. I can't believe how someone could do such bad thing. It's so sad that we can't undo it. I hope that you are happy where you are. You are loved on earth and now also in heaven. May God bless.

*** Posted by Gloria on 2010-04-06 ***

I spoke at the SF Junior League's meeting on 9/14/01. I didn't know you personally, but I had heard your heart-breaking message on television. I sang for you and all your sisters that evening. The song was "Rise Up, My Daughter," a song that I had composed about a mother singing to her daughter from the grave: "If you miss me in the morning, if you miss me in the night, when you rise, rise up, my daughter, the love we feel becomes alive...." I have never forgotten you and all who perished that day. God bless you always.

*** Posted by Fran Solomon on 2010-01-02 ***

Melissa Harrington Hughes,

Rest in peace. I think of you every time someone utters the words "9/11."

Thinking of you often,

*** Posted by Marissa on 2009-10-28 ***

My prayers go out to the family of Melissa Harrington Hughes. She is in a better place, a place without pain or sadness. It's very sad and eerie knowing she spent her last moments alone in a conference room. R.I.P., Melissa, never forgotten.

*** Posted by Dan on 2009-10-18 ***


*** Posted by Jerry Hughes, Dublin, Ireland. on 2009-09-13 ***

Sleep tight. May god bless. x x

*** Posted by catherine on 2009-09-12 ***

Dickinson College Remembers...

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2009-09-12 ***

Just seen the documentary. How tragic and heartbreaking. Melissa was very beautiful

*** Posted by Richard on 2009-09-11 ***

The Beautiful Tree in your home Garden is so special! Like you alway will Be Melissa.

Derek Bracken
co offaly
rep of ireland

*** Posted by Derek Bracken on 2009-09-11 ***

I recently watched the special "9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers" on Sunday evening. To hear Melissa call her husband Sean and family members really touched my heart. Melissa looked as though she had such desire and enthusiasm, people whose dreams are dead, who live without hope, desire, or enthusiasm could take a leaf out of Melissa's book. For such a young girl, she looked as though she was living life to it's fullest. Bob, Sean, and family, I pray for you on this day.

*** Posted by Kevin (Scotland) on 2009-09-11 ***

On September 12th, 2001, Matt Lauer interviewed a husband who was looking for his wife Melissa. He showed a picture of her on her wedding day, and it broke my heart. I hope this is the website for that beautiful woman who died on 9/11. I have had dreams with Melissa since and have had unexplainable occurrences happen where a wedding photograph of Melissa and her Dad walking down the aisle will somehow show up on programs that I have recorded. I have been searching for information about her for the past 8 years and it is a blessing that I think I finally found it. In my dreams, I have learned that she remained in a conference room until the North Tower collapsed. Death was instantaneous. She wants me to stop suffering for her. She is at peace now and in a much better place. But, I will continue to pray for her and I will never forget her beautiful face and all of the other innocent victims of that infamous day. I love you dearly, Melissa. Watch over us all and keep us safe please, for you are an angel now!

*** Posted by Frances M. Fortuno on 2009-09-11 ***

Bob, again our thoughts are with you and your family on this day.
May the ache in your heart be tempered by the thoughts and prayers of all who care.

*** Posted by Mick & Cyndi Ogulewicz on 2009-09-11 ***

Hi Melissa,
It seems so strange to be writing to you, yet I know you know I think of you whenever I think of 9/11. I remember the dinners we shared and the few times we spent together. I always think of you whenever 9/11 comes up. I'm thinking of you today....

*** Posted by Melissa on 2009-09-11 ***

Here in the UK my only daughter and I have just watched a documentary about the last phone calls from the two towers, it is heartbreaking to listen to but I think it important we see these fantastic programmes so even thousands of miles away we remember 9/11 and what it may teach us.  I remember the day very clearly here and was glued to the news all after noon with my heart full of woe for all the people affected by it. I visited New York a couple of years after and visited the area and tried to comprehend what it must have been like, it certainly teaches us to value life and the people we love. my heart goes out to Melissa's family. The documentary makes her stand out so much, she seemed like a beautiful girl and some one you must be immensely proud of. But we know fate can be a very cruel thing and fate was cruel to you and many others that day. I wanted you to know that even here in England there are people sending love to you as a family, to let you know that people you don't know are touched by her story and care too. Looking at my beautiful daughter I only hope she turns out half as lovely as Melissa seems to have been. I hope this week will not be too painful for you and all the bereaved others whose horrors must be relived each year. Here in the UK you will be in our thoughts and we send you love. God bless you and all the people affected by those awful events. Jo

*** Posted by jo pullan on 2009-09-09 ***

You are always in my heart. I never met you, but will never forget you! God keep you and comfort your loved ones, until we are all together again.

*** Posted by Cheryl Bonifant on 2009-09-08 ***


Mary is 23 now and in medical school! Robby is 20 and a junior at UOU-Salt Lake City! Thank you for the time you spent as their nanny in Monterey, California! We will always remember the "American Pie" song you all loved!

Mrs. Susan Littlefield Haines

*** Posted by Susan Littlefield Haines on 2009-09-07 ***

I live in London, and I have never visited New York or met Melissa, but I heard her magical words last night. I don't think I will ever forget Melissa now. She was one of 3000 very special people, but now she is real to me. May Melissa rest in peace.

*** Posted by Christine Govey on 2009-09-07 ***

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