For Pentagon Memorial, the Power of Touch: Families of 9/11 Victims Reach Out to Embrace a Simple, Contemplative Design That Honors Complex EmotionsArticle - Thursday, February 1, 2007
By Timothy Dwyer
The Washington Post
For more than five years, relatives of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the Pentagon have been meeting each month to track the progress of their mission: creating a place to memorialize their loved ones.
They have seen the project evolve from just words and wishes to an international design competition, then to a major fundraising effort ranging from neighborhood lemonade stands to corporate boardroom pitches. Now, it finally seems real.