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9/11 Call

When crisis hit, business owners answered.

This story appears in the February 2002 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The smell of death is still in the air. "When the wind blows our way," says Stephen Goldstein, CEO of Alacra Inc., "it's a constant reminder of what happened."

Nobody needs to be told, of course, what happened. What happened is the reason six employees from Lehman Brothers are, half a year later, working out of the offices of Alacra, which provides financial information to institutions like investment banks. What happened still seems impossible.

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