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Kevin M. Cosgrove
World Trade Center, New York City, NY
Employer: Aon Corp.

West Islip, NY 
Age: 46
Claims Vice President

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Kevin M. Sullivan

Hi -
I only ran into this recently as a result of a web search. My heart goes out to Kevin and God Bless you all.


Tas

Dearest Kevin.

I hope you are in a better place and have found peace.

To Kevin's family. I hope God protects you and I hope that you find peace and positivity despite this horror.

I hope you never feel alone because Kevin's name is on the lips of millions of people all over the world.


Greg

Kevin, after listening to your last call, i had never been so upset before in my life, i couldn't even imagine the pain and suffer. You will always be in my heart Kevin, what you went through along with 3,000 others is unbearable. your upstairs in a better place with the big guy, i know hes got you right by his side, You are a great father and a loving husband. When my time comes, i hope to see ya at the gates. take care Kevin


Talimoa

Kevin Your CalL Was So Touching That it Makes Me Cry. You'lL Never Be Forgotten Nor Any Victims On 9/11. God Blssd U & Ur Family!


Rick

RIP Kevin.....You will not be forgotten.


Richard

I live in Birmingham, UK and although I have no direct links with 9/11, this has touched me.

Words cant even begin to explain the hurt everybody must be feeling. Kevin and the others must have had the most terrifying ordeal anybody could ever imagine. I have heard the phone call he made to the operators and my heart sunk. I feel deeply for Kevins wife.

My deepest sympathies go out to everybody affected by 9/11. Stay strong and support one another.

Lets hope those who carried out this sickening act rot in hell.

Although I may be so far away from the US, I will always side with my Brothers. God bless America.


Phil

I am so sorry for you loss. May God be with you now and forever.


gino bellucci

GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY KEVIN.YOU ARE A VERY BRAVE MAN AND YOUR FAMILY MUST BE PROUD.WHEN I COME TO NY I WILL GO TO ST PATRICKS TO VISIT I PROMISE.


brad sargent

Dear Kevins family, i dont have the words to describe my sypathy for you. I take great satisfaction in knowing that god is severely punishing those evil monsters who murdered our american brothers. The bible tells us "they shall pay for what their hands have done. Vebgeance is mine and i wil repay it" Trust in God and nothing is impossible. On a different note i think that call you shouldnt be taken off the internet. This man has family that im sure dont wanna hear the last few minutes of their loved ones life. Very disrespectful. Let this man rest. God Bless you Cosgrove family


Christina


I live in Massachusetts and when 9/11 occurred I was picking up my intuitive middle schooler from school almost right after he arrives as he was suddenly feeling ill. I still remember how physically sick I felt knowing there were people trapped up in the towers that day and I was forever changed. Yet, I did not delve until the 10th anniversary and found that I did not have one sliver of compadre until hearing Kevin Cosgrove's call. This call buckled my knees, was so horrifying and compelling that I hold his memory tight, send his family my strongest positive thoughts every day, have told my friends to listen to this so we will never ever forget Kevin or the others who perished. Today my intuitive and cherished son, love and joy is seriously ill and at risk . And, as I struggle to navigate the most terrifying, long and brutal journey of my life it is challenging to keep my focus on the right things, all that matters is helping him. So, every time I crumble, I listen to this call and it straightens my head fortifies and brings me back to task. This is the all time reality check and I humbly and eternally thank Kevin and his family
for sharing the message. I sat my 18 year old down to listen and his world was rocked. We will never ever forget Kevin Cosgrove and over 10 years later, I am telling all my friends to listen and he is driving and inspiring me and helping me to do everything I can when I have the chance. We cannot control the outcomes but Kevin is helping me do my best. I send my deepest and most sincere condolences to Kevin's family and children and I am grateful that he did me the favor of helping me understand just how fortunate I am, even in my worst hour. I have done hospice work and decided that the best I can do is to live a bit harder and better in the memory of those I love that have moved on before me. God bless you all.


Anonymous

May God bless Kevin Cosgrove & the rest of the 9/11 victims. September 11th was such a tragic day that no one will ever forget & after hearing your 911 phone call I will never forget you. It broke my heart to hear you fighting for your life so hard only to have it taken away so tragically. I'm so sorry no one was able to rescue you.

May God forever be with the families & friends of the victims of 9/11 & may they all rest in peace.


Allison Howells Wales UK

To the family of Kevin

Yesterday I prayed asking God to keep Kevin safe and to bring his family comfort being the tenth anniversary. Kevin was a brave man one of God's beautiful angels taken on that day. May God always be near his loved ones in times of hardness and grief.


cali

dear family of kevin cosgrove,
when i heard his call i started crying i just broke down i felt so bad and im still crying i am so sorry for your loss ill pray for your family and your loss.


lizette casas

I did not know kevin cosgrove, but im searching on the web about the victims and to understand who they were because they matter. I came across his 911 call and it tear me up. His final words and how scared he was. I wish i could do anything to his or any of those victims pain. we do not know exactly what they felt but just hearing his voice u can tell. I am soo sorry for his loss. we all know he is in a much better place. my condelences to his family and loved ones. R.i.p kevin and i know u are better now. thank u, liz casas


Daniel Hardway

Dear family of Kevin,
Im a 16 year old from Springfield Ill. I watched the video of your husbands 911 call. I cant express how sorry Iam. I cant tell you how horrible it feels like because I havent been there... My heart goes out to you.


Chris

God bless you and your family. Your spine chilling phone call made me realize the world and i will never forget you. May your soul Rest in Peace my good friend.


Sam

RIP Kevin. May God always watch over you and your family. We know you are in Heaven now and we will continue to be strong, because we know that is what you would want.


Kathryn

I just watched your final words and I cannot stop crying. I don't think I ever will. I don't think I truly understood 9/11 until I watched your video. You are the strongest, bravest man I have ever heard. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


Kin Hin

During you witnessed the accident of 2001,i just only 4 years old.In 2010,i knew that you stuck in the South tower, I've been worried that no one saves you during the incident. I should be meeting you if you are alive from the incident of 2001...now i can't see you...God bless you and take care yourself.


Emily

Kevin, I never knew you in real life. I have listened to your chilling phone call of your last words. I'm terribly sorry about you loseing your life so soon. I wonder what went through your head, knowing it was the end. I hope all is well, resting in Gods arms. 2 days ago was the 9th aniversery of 9/11 & I pray for your wife & kids.


Suzanne Robichaud

I have seen the video of Kevin Cosgrove's last moments countless times.I think about his wife and young kids he left behind.No human being should have had to suffer the agony of the vicims of 9 11 and I will never forget Kevin Cosgrove even though I have never met him.Every day I think of KC as if I am haunted by his last moments.


Peter Kennedy

Kevin, As a boy I included you as one of my best friends. You were the nicest of the bunch by far. The world will surely miss you. Rest easy in gods arm.


M.Engbersen

I light up a candle for you Kevin here in the Netherlands. I deeply respect you. Your wife and kids must be very proud. Maarten


Thomas Ponte

I have heard the phone call from Kevin Cosgrove several times I always listen to it every year on the aniversary of September 11th it helps remind me not to take life for granted because it could be over so quickly. I could tell from the phone call he was holding onto anything he could to try and survive it is heartwrenching to listen to.


Randy

Kevin,
I cant thank you enough for the courage you showed that day. The world came crashing down on you and your life was taken to soon. That morning while you were preparing for your day whether it was geting dressed or grabbing a morning coffee, you had no idea what impact you would make on so many. Your desire to live and the final moments of your life are inspiring and heart-felt. I get goosebumps when I try to imagine what you must have thought that final moment. What must've went throught your mind? I hope it was quick and I hope there was little pain. You made me realize how precious life is. BE PROUD TO WAKE UP EVERY DAY BECAUSE SOME DAY YOU WONT. God bless Kevin and his family. I hope they have found peace and comfort over the years.


laurel O'keefe

To Mr Cosgrove and his loved ones,

I heard the tape of Kevin's 9-1-1 call for the first time yesterday while researching the "falling man" article in Esquire magazine. I cried much of the night, and my heart felt ripped open. I made myself listen to it again today hoping that the shock had worn off just a bit and wanting to feel somehow closer to this man who was so courageous and heroic in his love for his family and his will to survive for them. At first I felt like a voyeur and wondered whether this tape and others like it should be available to hear, but I realized as this day passed that I, and we, need to hear these calls and voices of those who suffered and perished on that day, for there is no other way to fully understand the unvarnished reality of the suffering and loss that this one act wrought upon so many
Indeed, because of this tape, September 11th is more real to me today than it was in the weeks and months following the actual tragedy. I just couldn't allow myself to learn too many of the awful details back then: It was too powerful, too consuming for me. Perhaps now, almost 8 years later, I was now ready. Without sounding presumptuous, I want to say that I, too, now feel that I know this man Kevin—his determination, his strength, his humanness, all heard in that 911 call are now forever a part of me. I have prayed earnestly to God that he hold Kevin in his peaceful and loving embrace forever and that the entire Cosgrove family be given peace with the loving memory of this special man who has become an eternal hero.
Thank you for sharing this very personal final memory of Kevin with the rest of the world, it has caused more than a few of us to see thw world and our lives in a new light.


Chris

God bless you and your family.


MERIEM

NO MAN SHOULD FEEL YOU TERROR YOU HAVE MADE IT TO THE OTHER SIDE I KNOW YOU ARE WITH GOD MAY GOD BLESS YOU


Michaela

I never had the opportunity to meet Mr Cosgrove in real life! I got to know him only via his chilling and heart rending call on Sept 11 2001. When he cried as the WTC 2 went down, as if everything inside me stopped... i was trembling and now I know I shouldnt have watched it, for it stuck in my head:-( R.I.P Kevin!


MAUREEN

MY DEEPEST EMATHY, AND SYMATHY. MY HEART BLEEDS TO HAVE HAD THIS HAPPEN TO THOSE INNOCENT PEOPLE. WE HAVE TO REMEMBER THIS, AND LET IT BE A PRIORITY FOR THIS COUNTRY NOW. WE HAVE TO KEEP STRONG, AND FREE, AND NEVER ALLOW SOMETHING LIKE THIS TO HAPPEN AGAIN. REMEMBER WHO WE'RE DEALING WITH, AND WHAT WAS DONE TO US ON 9/11/01.


David Thomas

Dear Mr Cosgrove, it was approx 7 years to this very minute that you were in so much distress in WTC 2.
I pray so hard for you Mr Cosgrove and your family.
Rest in Peace sir, God bless you.
D. Thomas (UK)


Robert Choquette

Dear Mr. Cosgrove:

As a fellow citizen, I appreciate your many fine years of hard work and your fine contributions toward the continued advancement of our country.

You are warmly loved, and missed, by us all!

Robert Choquette.


Lorenz C. Cruz

Hello there Mr. Cosgrove, it's been 2 years since i last visited you sir.

Mr. Cosgrove reminds me of that very sad day for America. But now i am happy coz it just goes to show that no matter how much pain and suffering humans go through, we will always prevail.

May you have an everlasting happiness Mr. Cosgrove.


courtney

when i heard kevins cry for help i stoped and cryed for awhile...it changed my life and i hope he knows up there that IM SORRY.


Isaac

Hello,

I didn't know Kevin,
I am just a man who lives in northern california,. I have, in a strange way, recieved some greater appreciation for my life. I send Kevin Cosgrove's family my humblest sympathy... and sorrow. I watched the video , Sept.11(last night) in the early hours, and I cannot describe the intensity to which my soul and heart sank. I had trouble breathing, my stomach turned, I cried. And in a very tragic way, have gained a greater appreciation for the life I live, one I wish I would have gotten it in a different way. I guess I'm just trying to say.
Even though I didn't know Kevin, he touched my soul, my heart. And gives me strength to push for a peaceful world.

My Deepest Condolences,

-Isaac from California


Tina Marie Taylor

While do nothing more, than "searching" the web. I came across Kevin's final words. As the tears slowly rolled down my cheeks, my heart began to pound. I began to gasp with him. Even though, I did not know him, I found myself, not wanting to let him go. From this day forward~(because of Kevin) I will appreciate my life. And because of him, I will no longer fear my own mortality. I will wake up & smile. Kevin, in your death... you have given me life. Thank You


-anonamous

Dear Kevin Cosgrove, I did not know you, nor did I or have I ever heard of you or your name, but I, in the deepest respect and sympathy,pray for you. I hope you well up in heaven with the Lord, and just know that I deeply care for you.


alex

so many nice people, don't forget to include in your prayers the people in the middle east that continue dying as i type this, peace to all


Allison

Kevin Cosgrove and I knew eachother in elementary school, and when I was surfing youtube one day, I saw a clip named "9/11 Kevin Cosgrove" the name sounded familliar.
Even when I din't know Kevin anymore, It made me so sad to think that that happened to anyone.
My heart is with the family.


Chris Ferguson

I have a different relationship with Kevin Cosgrove than anyone who has posted before me. I'm a sixteen year old high school student, and I had never met, seen, or spoken to this man. I don't know a thing about him, his life, or his family. However, in an odd twist of fate I was able to hear his call to the 911 operator on 9/11, where his last moments were caught on tape, up to the moment the second tower fell.

I am not a religious person, and I quite firmly believe in no organized religion, but after hearing that call I sat and felt something I've never felt before. It was beyond loss. It was like a part of me died at that moment. This man, this person who I had never met had impacted me this way. At that moment I said a silent prayer for his spirit and his family.

If any of his family or friends read this message please know that my thoughts are with you, even five years later.

Thank you,
Chris Ferguson (Plano, TX)


Lorenz Cruz

I'm Lorenz Cruz, 18, from the Philippines. I heard the last phonecall of Mr. Cosgrove from a website...

I couldn't understand how i felt... he said he wasn't ready...

But then i'm also glad that he's with our creator right now... watching over his freinds and family... peacefully.

My prayers goes to Mr. Kevin cosgrove... may God bless his soul for all eternity.


Lee pope

i was 19 when this happend to you kevin. i'm 24 now back i thought it was bad but now a little bit older and more wiser u see the perspective. i feel so sorry for you man. i heard your last call thats what put everything for me into perspective. my thoughts prays and alot more. Lee Pope wales UK


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he asked god to blow the winds from the west, telling the 911 operator that he was with 4 other young men who were not ready to die.

the rumbling of the buildings foundation could be heard in the background as he cried out the name of his creator.

and then there was silence.


Jamie

I am so sorry for your loss. The video was a moment in my life I will never forget.

my best wishes

Jamie.


Tom Winkelman

Hi,im 21 from WI. Why I e-mail you is becuase of a clip I saw of your husban and his last moments. After I saw the clip my heart sunk,nothing that I ever felt before! I cried for him and his family right after the video. It gave me so much prospective of 9-11 and how real it was. I just want you to know that there are people out there that care for you and pray for you and your loss. One day you will be reunited together after this short life on earth,tell then keep the lord in front of you as a guid,keep strong and never forget 9-11 and the people who died that day.

love-Tom W.


JoAnn (Sipple)Price

There was a Kevin Cosgrove
Who was my first love
We met in the summers
in a place called sandy cove

He taught me much
He opened my eyes
Now almost thirty years have passed
And I don't know why

Why did I know you
What did it cost
Was the power of knowing worth more
Than the loss?

"Realize your value and beauty
and smile"
he said.
So I tried and it helped
Though it took a long while

Today I wonder
As I often do
Whatever happened to that boy
that I knew

Was he in New York?
Could he still be?
Or is this the Kevin
whose soul was set free

To soar over Brooklyn
Guarding a family I'll never know
And taken forever
As I whisper "No, no, no!"

God bless you, Kevin Cosgrove, whether or not you're my memory.


LISA

i PRAY EACH AND EVERY DAY THAT i WOULD BE ABLE TO LOCATE MY REAL FAMILY, DR. KEVIN COSGROVE IS MY FATHER, i WAS BORN IN RUTLAND VT AND NOW LIVE IN TEXAS. I AM AN AVIATION MECHANIC OR RATHER I WAS, I SAW THE 757 CRASH AND I FELT A LOSS WITHIN MY SOUL THAT I COULDN'T DESCRIBE, GOD IS WITH YOUR KEVIN AND IF YOUR KEVIN IS MY KEVIN THEN HE WILL FOREVER BE A PART OF MY SOUL AND GOD WILL FOREVER KEEP HIM IN PEACE AND LOVE....GOD BLESS YOU ALL
LISA


Paul Kennedy

God bless you and keep you Kevin from my family to yours. We will always remember you from Camp St. Regis days with a great fondness for a great guy.


Ellen M. Cosgrove

Hello,

I know Cosgrove is almost a common name. My husband is Kevin Cosgrove, and he is 46 years old. We used to live in Manhattan, near the Brooklyn Bridge.

I can't get over my sadness about what happened.
My heart goes out to your Kevin's family and friends.
I pray for all the lost ones. I feel that they're angels now.
I pray for the entire world.
God bless,
Ellen