But this story on NPR, about the first recorded casualty of the terror attacks that day (meaning he was given the first death certificate for people who died in the attacks), is worth a read. We’re introduced to Mychal Judge — a gregarious and irreverent man, a priest with personal struggles.
Much of the story is just friends reflecting. I think this is a very effective way to tell us about him. Here’s on example:
His friend and fellow friar Michael Duffy remembers an episode when they were both young Franciscan priests in East Rutherford, N.J. Judge heard that a man had locked himself in the attic of his home and was threatening to shoot his wife and baby...