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TWA 800 memorial seeks funds on eve of anniversary

Loved ones are remembered at the TWA Flight

Loved ones are remembered at the TWA Flight 800 Memorial at Smith Point Park. (July 18, 2007) Photo Credit: Newsday, 2007 / Thomas A. Ferrara

Tomorrow marks the 14th anniversary of the TWA Flight 800 disaster, and sadly, the financial burden of caring for the memorial has fallen on a dwindling corps of volunteers.

To address a shortage of funds and manpower, a Friends Committee has been organized to secure money for upkeep of the TWA Flight 800 International Memorial at Smith Point County Park, which has stood since 2002.

READ: Will Van Sant's full story

PHOTOS: The TWA 800 memorial

If you'd like to help, send your donation to TWA Flight 800 Memorial Endowment, P.O. Box 1061, Clifton Park, NY, 12065.

Saturday's memorial service at Smith Point County Park will begin at 8 p.m.

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