In a sign of things to come on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the September cover story of The Atlantic offers an in-depth look at Bob McIlvaine and his family’s search for truth and healing following the death of their son Bobby.

Bob’s relentless pursuit of truth is a major element of the piece, and the work of AE911Truth is mentioned twice as the impetus for his and his wife Helen’s rejection of the official story.

Although the author, a family friend of the McIlvaines, is skeptical of the couple’s view and mistaken when it comes to the science — for example, she asserts incorrectly that jet fuel fires can melt steel — she ultimately treats Bob and his search for truth with dignity.

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