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In Tribute to Yeneneh Betru
35 years old.   Residence: Burbank, Calif
Passenger of Flight 77

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You will always be remembered. You will not be forgotten

*** Posted by Margie Peterson on 2011-09-20 ***

Dr. Betru cared for my grandmother at one point during the course of her treatment. He was a lovely gentleman, kind and caring. The world has lost a light, and ten years passing do not make it easier to understand or bear.

*** Posted by Sue on 2011-09-11 ***

I remember Yeneneh when we were all just innocent students at LMU hoping to change the world and looking up to Yeneneh knowing he was to embark on his studies towards a career in medicine. Yeneneh you managed to change the world with the crafting of the Dr. Yeneneh Betru Foundation, a result of your dedication which came to be as a result of this senseless 911 tragedy. You are a true American hero. My heart is heavy remembering that we lost you a decade ago. During this memorial weekend of 911 as we look up into the sky lets all keep the following in mind: "Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy." May all the victims of 911 rest in Peace.

*** Posted by Raquel Mancera LMU class of 91 on 2011-09-09 ***

May God bless your family all the days they may live. I also am a LMU alumnus.

*** Posted by Kathy Killgore on 2011-09-09 ***

Yeneneh, we only got to see each other occasionally on campus, but I remembered you were always happy. You had great and exciting plans when you were coming back from your trip and couldn't wait to tell Sirak and your whole family. I'm very sad and upset that you never got to fully share your wonderful news to your family and the world. Rest in peace....

*** Posted by Dorothy Bautista LMU '91 on 2010-09-11 ***

R.I.P. You will never be forgotten.

*** Posted by sarah on 2010-07-04 ***

I just found out today that my best friend Yeneneh died on 9/11. I am in the military and I have been deploying everywhere in the world including Iraq. Just few weeks ago, I decided to sign up on Facebook, and today one of my college friends told me about this sad news. Yeneneh and I studied together at Loyola Marymount University. We both had aspirations to go to medical school. We both had a lot in common. I, too, came from another country in Latin America with dreams of becoming a doctor. We understood each other, and we knew that only with perseverance and hard work would our dreams come true. We were like brothers. He was in my wedding party almost 20 years ago. I saw him last in 1993-1994 prior to starting my medical school education, and we unfortunately lost contact. I always wondered about him, and the reason I got onto Facebook was to reconnect with old friends like him. It is very sad that I lost a good friend; he was like a brother.

Yeneneh, it is unfortunate that I won’t be able to share and talk to you about my daughters or tell you a new adventure as a flight surgeon in the Navy, neither to ask you about your accomplishments and adventures. May God give you peace, my friend. I know you are where the angels are, in heaven. May God bless his family.

*** Posted by LCDR Alfredo Baker, MD on 2010-03-01 ***

I don't know who you are, but I'm sorry you're dead.

*** Posted by Carina on 2009-09-13 ***

Yeneneh and my son were students at the Abbey School in Colorado for four years. The both attended Loyola-Marymount University together. He graduated from medical school at the University of Michigan. He and his family were a guests at our home.

Yeneneh was one of those rare boys who saw and planned for his future. He wanted to become a doctor, and he wanted to help his people in Ethiopia. He worked hard and achieved both of these goals.

He was charming, with a wonderful warm smile.

May God bless Yeneneh and his wonderful family

Lori Liautaud 9-11-2008

*** Posted by Lori Liautaud on 2008-09-11 ***

I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Yeneneh in 1984. We were both working at Dr. John F. McGonigle's orthopedic office in Santa Monica, California. Although he was an employee for only three months (while he was attending his first year at Loyola Marymount college), he filled our office with warmth and humor! May God continue to bless his family with strength and courage.

Lynn xo

*** Posted by Lynn Louise Boomgaarden on 2007-09-11 ***

I will miss your smile. My deepest condolences to the Betru family.

Donna Klauser, DDS, DABP (LMU Alumni '88)

*** Posted by Donna Klauser, DDS, DABP on 2006-11-16 ***

you are always in our thoughts

*** Posted by katrina on 2005-09-12 ***

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