>Writer’s 9/11 Experience, From Essays Into an Opera

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People had plenty of painful reasons for leaving New York after Sept. 11, among them tragic memories and overwhelming fear.

For those who never would have considered leaving, New Yorkers like Wickham Boyle were probably a big part of the reason. Ms. Boyle, who lives in TriBeCa, spent the third day following 9/11 spreading grace as best she could, buying up ash-covered flowers from a local grocer, washing them off in her shower to let their colors reemerge, and then placing the restored blooms at sites of wreckage.

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