Backlash: A Second Punch

Families of those who died in the Sept. 11 tragedy say the vitriol directed at them when they talk about money feels like "a double victimization." Anthony Gardner, who lost a brother in the World Trade Center attacks, says he has received half a dozen e-mails calling him "greedy" and "a scumbag" for criticizing the proposed formulas for victim compensation. "One woman was so vulgar, I'm thinking about reporting her to AOL or something," he says.

That's partly why he and other World Trade Center families sought comfort last week from those who lost loved ones in the 1995 Oklahoma City...

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