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You seemed to be a very pretty person i'm sorry for the loss you seemed to be a very smart and beautiful person i aspire to be one day.

Posted by Jessica gibson

We never met but I know of you from your sister Erin. She's a very kind woman & I'm sure you were just the same. May God bless you & your family.

Posted by Janira

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Age:
23
Place of Residence:
New York, NY
Location on 9/11:
One WTC
Occupation:
Cantor Fitzgerald | Asst. Bond Trader
Reflections:
The New York Times Portraits of Grief
The Brooke Jackman Foundation
Biography:

Affectionately known as "Brookie Cookie" or "the Brookster", she was able to touch your heart with just her smile. Though fiercely independent and determined, she was always compassionate, a girl who never put herself before others, whether they be family, friends or just an acquaintance. To know Brooke was to love her! Brooke brought to this world a beauty that transcends the limits of physical appearance.

She had a nonchalant selflessness about her, the type of altruism that immediately attracted people to her. She never judged, but always listened, with both with her ears and her heart. She never denied help to those who asked and often gave it to those who didn't. She could light up a room with her smile and show you that things were never as bad as you thought they were. Brooke had the ability to succeed in any endeavor no matter how difficult but always remained modest and humble. She was a voracious reader, reading almost a book each day. Every night she would stop by Borders Bookstore in her Kips Bay neighborhood always recognizable with her trusted backpack and water bottle.

Brooke had already devoted her young life (age 23) to those less fortunate: volunteering in soup kitchens, a thrift shop to benefit cancer patients and as a volunteer in a school for disabled children. In 1996 her dedication was recognized with an award from the Nassau County Executive for "scholarship and service". Brooke's generous heart was felt by all who came in contact with her. Her unparalleled kindness, beauty, and intelligence will forever be remembered by those who knew her.

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