Lives Lost, Lives Remembered

Andrew F. Kaminsky News & Events

From: Philanthropy at Michigan – Leaders & Best University of Michigan Fall 2011

On September 11, 2001, 18 U-M alumni died: one in the Pentagon, three on hijacked airplanes, and 14 in the World Trade Center. On that horri c day, alumnus Andrew Kaminsky (BGS ’90) lost not one, but two beloved friends and former U-M roommates: Laurence Polatsch (AB ’90) and Marc Zeplin (AB ’90, MBA ’93). Afterward, as the shock waves gradually diminished, Kaminsky—who had known Laurence since the rst grade—and Lau- rence’s brother, Daniel Polatsch (BS ’93), began to look for a way to turn their grief into something positive. View Article