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I’ve lived most of my life in St. Joseph, except for the years between 1988 and 1999, when a job offer lured me to Columbia, Missouri. I’d come back to visit family and friends on weekends eve…

I was working on the News-Press copy desk then, a job where you collect stories and photos, write headlines and place them on the page. Our normal hours were 3 to 11 p.m. But this was Sept. 11…