Martin Halo is a music journalist who founded TheWaster.com in 2006. He currently lives just outside of New York City and is the Director of Publishing for WASTER Inc., Halo Media Group, and Wired Jersey at Montclair State University.
My father was a plumber during that time and was working a street away from the towers. My heart sunk when I heard the news. My mother picked me up shortly after I heard what happened and tried to calm me down as she explained that she had yet to hear from my father.