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May 27, 2017

Luncheon speaker details life-altering experience

Lily Maxson, left, 11, and Bridget Zilka, 11, both of Rostraver Township, attended the Friends of the Library luncheon on Tuesday. Bridget’s father, David Zilka, is the director of the Monessen Public Library and Cultural Center.

By STACY WOLFORD

swolford@yourmvi.com

As one of the first law enforcement officials sent to the Flight 93 crash site on Sept. 11, 2001, Lillie Leonardi said she will never forget seeing a legion of angels guarding the scene when she arrived.

Leonardi, an author and former FBI employee, served as the guest speaker Tuesday at the 25th annual Monessen Public Library and Cultural Center luncheon.

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