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October 4th, 2001 • Quill Archives
Covering Arab Americans

As a hijacked plane tore into the World Trade Center and billowing smoke enveloped the New York City skyline, Niraj Warikoo was asleep in his Detroit apartment nearly 500 miles away. Slated to cover Tuesday night’s local primary election, the Detroit Free Press reporter had not planned to show up for work until the late afternoon.