Richie Pecorella, "the typical macho Italian guy from Brooklyn," tells StoryCorps of his heartbreak as he watched the World Trade Center burn on 9/11.
His fiancée, Karen Juday, was in one of the towers at the time.
"I miss her eyes," Pecorella said. "Her eyes sparkled to me."
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