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Submitted by Mike A Scipione (United States), Sep 21, 2006 at 15:33

I just stumbled across this at 9/11 timeline, not sure if it is common knowledge regarding this incident so I thought I'd pass it along.

Antoinette DiLorenzo, teaching English to a class of Pakistani immigrants, asks a student gazing out the window, "What are you looking at?" The student points towards the WTC, and says, "Do you see those two buildings? They won't be standing there next week." At the time, nothing is thought of it, but on September 13, the FBI will interview all the people in the classroom and confirm the event.

The FBI later places the boy's family under surveillance but apparently is unable to find a connection to the 9/11 plot. An MSNBC reporter later sets out to disprove this "urban myth," but to his surprise, finds all the details of the story are confirmed. The fact that the family members are recent immigrants from Pakistan might mean the information came from Pakistan. [MSNBC. 12 October.')" onmouseout="return nd()">MSNBC, 10/12/2001]

Supposedly, on November 9, 2001, the same student predicts there will be a plane crash on November 12. On that day, American Airlines Flight 587 will crash on takeoff from New York, killing 260 people. Investigators will later determine that the crash is accidental. One official at the school later says many Arab-American students have come forward with their own stories about having prior knowledge before 9/11: "Kids are telling us that the attacks didn't surprise them. This was a nicely protected little secret that circulated in the community around here.

link.. http://www.complete911timeline.org/context.jsp?item=a090601dilorenzo

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