Michael T. Weinberg: A Model and a Firefighter

She was standing on the Brooklyn Bridge when the first tower fell. Everyone around her was madly dialing cellphones with no success. Suddenly, her own phone started ringing.

"It was my older brother," recalled Patricia Gambino, who had just escaped from the 72nd floor of the south tower. "He said: `Thank God. You're all right, and Michael is on vacation.'"

Little did either of them realize that at that precise moment their younger brother, Michael T. Weinberg, 34