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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Vice President Biden to Host Documentary Screening as Part of the Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C .– On Wednesday September 7, 2011, as part of the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the Vice President will host a screening of the documentary REBIRTH for Washington, DC, area college students.  REBIRTH is a full-length documentary which chronicles the lives of five people directly affected by the events on September 11th, 2001.  The subjects featured in the documentary include a survivor from the South Tower of the World Trade Center (WTC); a firefighter who survived the collapse of the WTC but lost his best friend; a high school student who lost his mother; a young woman who lost her fiancé; and a construction worker who lost his brother, assisted with recovery efforts, and is presently helping to build the Freedom Tower.

The Vice President will be joined by Jim Whitaker, Director and Founder of Project Rebirth as well as four of the people featured in the documentary.