13 years later: One woman's quest to find the owner of wedding photo found at Ground Zero (Updated)

Update: It didn't take long after the photo and Keefe's story went viral for the people to be identified. After country star Blake Shelton retweeted the photo, Fred Mahe recognized the one he kept on his desk on the 77th Floor of World Trade Center, Tower Two.

Keefe tweeted out to her followers that she not only found the owner of the photo, but had spoken with all six:

She is not headed to NYC to return the photo to Mahe:

Original story:

In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on the World Trade Center, Elizabeth Stringer Keefe came into possession of a wedding photo found at Ground Zero. Her friend had come across the photo just days after 9/11 but was moving to California and unable to dedicate the time to tracking down the owner. The friend gave the photo to Keefe with the request she "do something meaningful with it." For the last 13 years, Keefe has been tirelessly trying to return the photo to its rightful owner.

The advent of social media over the last few years as greatly improved her search. As Mashable reported, Keefe tweeted a scanned copy of the photo to her Twitter followers on Thursday night. She asked all those who came across the post to retweet it. In less than 24 hours, the post has already been shared some 38,000 times.

Keefe told Mashable she and a dedicated group of friends have made an effort to find the person the photo belongs to each year around September 11, but her quest rarely gets much coverage. This year, however, she has already seen a much larger response than ever before. She is currently investigating a few leads.

"It's a beautiful, joyful moment captured in time and it was such a contrast to what I saw at Ground Zero, which was still burning when I was there," Keefe told Mashable. "So, if it had a relationship to 9/11, I wanted to keep it safe until I could return it to its owner. There's so much beauty and happiness in the photo that I just felt committed to the task."

H/T: Mashable

There are new curriculum standards being implemented into schools throughout the nation for health classes that not only go far beyond what's appropriate for young children, but are entrenched in clear political biases, too. Under the standards, third-graders are taught about hormone blockers and endless gender identities, and topics get shockingly graphic for kids as young as 11. Some schools are even teaching their teachers and kids to ignore what parents have to say about these topics. And the worst part may be that many parents are completely unaware what their children are being taught.

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It should come as no surprise that a newsworthy story receives more media coverage when released on a Monday than a Friday. The reason is in part due to a large number of news-consuming Americans checking out for the week to focus on their weekend plans rather than the news.

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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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