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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

A 9-11 Tribute - Kazuhiro Anai

In my research, here is what I uncovered about Kazuhiro Anai. He was 42. He was from Scarsdale, NY. He was deputy manager, New York branch, Nishi-Nippon Bank, located in the World Trade Center south tower.

That's all the info I could find on Kazuhiro Anai.

But I know there is so much more to be known.

He had a mother who loved him, what was she like? Had he ever found love and, if so, who was she? Did he like golf? Who was his favorite novelist? His favorite musician? His favorite vacation spot? Was he a talker or a listener? A leader or a follower? Did he smile quietly, or laugh heartily? Did he have children and what were they like?

I wish I knew these things because these are the things that make a person who they are. I wish I knew more than 'deputy manager, New York branch, Nishi-Nippon Bank'. Maybe then I would be able to paint a portrayal that does him justice...that does justice to the special and unique life that I know existed.

God bless you, Kazuhiro Anai, whoever you may be...and God bless your family, wherever they may be.