At the time of the 9/11 attacks, Edward A. “Ted” Coburn was a 31-year-old field support engineer for a division of Rockwell Automation. He programmed machines used in manufacturing, helping clients like Budweiser, Intel and Campbell Soup “get what they want” from the equipment. Coburn got that “job of my dreams” after graduating from Purdue University with near-perfect grades. More.
Once a post-9/11 face of fear, now he’s an advocate for the mentally ill