Lisa Luckett

Community Mag NJ: Finding the Light in 9/11

Lisa Luckett’s life shattered on September 11, 2001. As the first plane struck the World Trade Center, Lisa witnessed America’s greatest tragedy on television as well as her own.

Lisa whispered the words, “Goodbye Teddy, I love you,” surrounded by her close friends as the buildings fell that morning. Her husband Teddy headed to his office at Cantor Fitzgerald earlier that day. As he left the house, the happily married couple said their morning goodbye, calling one another ‘soulmates’. Lisa watched him leave, not knowing this would be the last time she would see Teddy.

Though she could have easily fallen into despair, Lisa instead chose to pursue light and positivity in the face of tragedy. In her new book The Light in 9/11 – Shocked By Kindness, Healed By Love, she shares a deeply personal journey of preparation, friends, community, and taking the right steps toward recovery and beginning a new normal.


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