On Sept. 11, 2001, Robert Zachary Vinci was on a conference call from his office in the American Museum of Natural History on the Upper West Side of Manhattan,
talking about an upcoming exhibit on the history of baseball. The conversation ended quickly. From his office window, Vinci could see clouds of smoke and dozens of fire trucks headed downtown.
Nine years later, Vinci, who graduated from NC State in 19[...] READ MORE