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Smart Woman: conquering life

“My family said, ‘Kathy, try and be the first one out and get it over and done with,'” Kath Guth told Ivanhoe.

A visitor walks through the "Empty Sky" memorial to New Jersey's victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Jersey City, N.J. One World Trade Center is visible across the Hudson River. Ceremonies will be held Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the attacks. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

PHOTOS: America Remembers: Sept. 11

On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people were killed on America’s worst day of terrorism as 19 al-Qaida terrorists hijacked four passenger jet…