After 9/11, Seeking Out New Homes

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NEW YORK -- As vivid as the confusion and fear of Sept. 11 remain for Karen Cooney, she knows it would be worse if she still lived in New York City.

The only way to move forward, she continues to believe, was to move away.

"Every time you would leave the house, there were reminders," said Cooney (pictured above), who relocated in 2004 to Upper Southampton, Pa., with her husband. "You'd relive that whole day."

While New York has bounced back from Sept. 11 in many ways, with the population growing in the past 10 years, even in the area where the World Trade Center collapsed, living there became impossible for some people traumatized by the attack.