Karen Lee Hunt was born 55 years ago today.
Today marks the 34th anniversary of the terrorist attack that took 11 lives in the village of Lockerbie, and 259 passengers and crew aboard Pan American Flight 103. While the tragedy continues to haunt families and friends of the victims, the recent arrest of Abu Mas’ud and the potential for justice long delayed and denied…Details
Reader interested in a detailed history of the investigation into Mas’ud’s role in the bombing would be well-advised to watch Ken Dornstein’s excellent three-part documentary, My Brother’s Bomber, which is available on PBS’ website. The New York Times has an article that provides a good rundown of some of the history is the case.Details
Many, many times through all these years, we’ve been asked about a sense of closure. There’s never really closure. You learn to live with it and you get on with your life with the fond memories, and you hope there is a (life) after this life (and) we will see our daughter again. Robert Hunt…Details
“There is never closure. You have to find a way to navigate the rest of your life with the effects of whatever tragedy you have had to experience or deal with. I do what my daughter would have wanted for me, and that is to go on with my life as best as I could.”…Details
Abu Agila Mohammad Mas’ud, the Libyan intelligence officer implicated in the bombing of Pan Am 103, is now in custody. Mas’ud was the subject of Ken Dornstein’s excellent 2015 documentary, My Brother’s Bomber, which drew renewed attention to his role in the attack. The New York Times provides the following details: The arrest of the…Details
Thirty-three years after the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, the investigation into the attack continues.
Due to the Omicron variant and the recent rise in COVID infections in the Syracuse area, Syracuse University will hold today’s memorial service virtually. Those interested in joining via Zoom may register by using the invitation link at the top of the page.
The 2021-22 Remembrance Scholars Are: Elizabeth Acquaah-Harrison • Charlton Massachusetts • College of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program. Samantha Armetta • West Islip, New York • College of Visual and Performing Arts and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program. Elizabeth Billman • Berwyn, Pennsylvania • S.I.…Details