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In Tribute to Paul Ortiz
21 years old.   Residence: New York, N.Y.
Died in World Trade Center

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Paul will always be in our hearts and thoughts. Until we see him again.

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2012-09-10 ***

You will always be in our thoughts.

*** Posted by Amanda Singh on 2011-09-09 ***

Pauly was always special to everyone who met him... he will never be forgotten by any of us...

*** Posted by Rocio Castillo Savelesky on 2009-09-11 ***

Hi. As you may know, I was once married to this wonderful man. He sure was a gift from god. I can't explain to everyone of you how much this man meant to me. He is my world and my love. Even though i've moved on,
he still remains in my heart. It's like that saying, "You never know what you have till you've lost it." Well, I do know what I lost, and it's a shame cause there is nothing more I would like to have back. Thanks to everyone who has kept us in their thoughts and prayers. Rebecca is great, and she is so much like him. She also misses him a lot, but we have hopes to see him again. Once again, thanks, and feel free to call us 347-728-8294.

*** Posted by Star Ortiz on 2007-11-18 ***

I have a flag flown at the healing fields of central Iowa--Paul's name is on the yellow ribbon attached. I live half a country away, but it is with a heavy heart and great honor we will fly this flag at our home in his memory and all those who lost their lives that horrible day. God bless.

*** Posted by Linda on 2006-10-03 ***

His smile was contagious and still shines through his daughter Rebecca

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2005-07-01 ***

I met Paul a long time ago, and the first thing the struck me was that this guy started out as if he had known you for years. Always smiling, and his genuine personality. It's not surprising that so many people held him in such high regard. Before i started at Katherine Gibbs school in NYC, we would only exchange pleasantries, chat for about 5 minutes, say "we should hang out sometime" and go on our way. I was headed to class one day and i saw Paulie, I was kind of relieved to see a familiar face, i was new at the time, he was there for a year already. as time passed we had lunch maybe once. we never got the chance to hang simply because he was so dedicated to his work that he was too busy. But we still got to talk every so often. I left the school and saw him a year later at a Jehovah's Witness convention at Nassau Colliseum in long Island. He graduated, and he had a briefcase with the Bloomberg logo on it. He was so proud!! and although we weren't that close, i was happy for him, such nice things couldnt happen to a nicer person. that was august of 2000. Last time I ever saw him.

I was at a meeting at work on 9/11, when we went up to the roof (we weren't allowed out), the first building had already collapsed the second one fell about 5 minutes after we went up. when i saw that second building fall, i called my sis to see if any of our friends were in there. I had 3 friends that worked in the WTC. they were ok. 2 days later, Paulie's cousin tells my sis that he was in the windows of the world. a restaurant in one of the last floors of the complex.

my heart broke for his family especially for his little girl who at the tender age of 9 months was only beginning to speak.

Although i never got to know Paulie very well, he's just one of those people that leaves a lasting impression on those that he passes. commited to learning, hard worker, doting daddy, loving husband, proud man. A smile that can brighten up the darkest of places.

In all this i have learned many lessons, but one that stands out...

don't shake hands, say, let's hang sometime and continue walking. take the time out of your schedule to actually do it sometime. That opportunity just might pass you by never to return.

He will be missed. To Paulie's Family, i send my condolences, and all my brotherly love.


*** Posted by Nelson Figueroa on 2004-01-10 ***

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