Sunday, February 26, 2012

Laura Beachy

Laura Beachy, 21, had her life change on the first anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, when she was allowed to get into a Fox News Channel van.
The summer before she had met the same crew at the Quecreek Mine rescue — which included Emmy award-winner Jeff Goldblatt — and stayed in touch because she was fascinated by the process.
"My mom drove me down to the (temporary memorial at the crash site of United Flight 93 in Stonycreek Township)(PA) and I got to help with the camera and got to do interviews. I told myself then I was going to be a reporter," she said.
The Somerset native was 12 at the time. "It was an amazing experience and I just can't believe it happened," she said. Click to read the article in the Daily American on Line by Dan Dipaolo Daily American Sunday Editor February 25, 2012