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True Story Of 9/11 Imposter: Tania Head — World Trade Center’s Fake 9/11 Survivor. “

Untrue Story Of A Sept 11 Survivor

Incredible stories of heroism, heartache, survival and triumph have been shared by survivors, family members and service personnel who were personally affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, but one woman’s story had everyone fooled.

Tania Head surfaced two years after the 9/11 terror attacks with an astonishing tale of survival and loss and had one of the most tragic and inspiring stories to come out of the Sept. 11 attacks. She was in the south tower, on the same floor that the second plane hit. She saw horrific carnage and was handed a wedding ring by a dying man who requested that she give it to his wife. Then she was led to safety by Welles Crowther, the famous “man in the red bandanna,” who lost his own life rescuing others. And finally, she woke up in a hospital burn unit six days later, only to find out that her husband had been killed in the north tower.

Her disturbing account inspired everyone who heard it. Head worked tirelessly to give a voice to 9/11 survivors, and she won the admiration of everyone she met. She cultivated friendships with fellow survivors and ultimately rose to become president of the influential World Trade Center Survivors’ Network.

Tania Head’s astonishing account of her experience on September 11, 2001, was a tale of loss and recovery, of courage and sorrow, of horror and inspiration. It transformed her into one of the great victims and heroes of that tragic day. But there was something very wrong with Tania’s story—a terrible secret that would break the hearts and challenge the faith of all those she claimed to champion.

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Photo: David Handschuh/NY Daily News via Getty Images. Ground Zero Tour. Lee Ielpi and Tania Head take former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Gov. George Pataki and Mayor Michael Bloomberg on the first guided tour of Ground Zero. The tours, were organized out of the planned Tribute Centre starting in October, and led by survivors and family members of those who died on 9/11.

Photo: David Handschuh/NY Daily News via Getty Images.
Ground Zero Tour. Lee Ielpi and Tania Head take former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Gov. George Pataki and Mayor Michael Bloomberg on the first guided tour of Ground Zero. The tours, were organized out of the planned Tribute Centre starting in October, and led by survivors and family members of those who died on 9/11.

A Crazy Need To Be A Star!

No-one did any Fact Checking on Her Story for About Six years..

Why didn’t anyone sense something was amiss?

Tania Head was full of lies.

Tania Head, was a wonderful 9/11 impostor—She was The President and Spokesperson for the World Trade Centre Survivors Network, despite Not being a World Trade Centre survivor… and also a prominent advocate for 9/11 widows who had Not, in fact, lost a husband. Or a fiancé, as she referred to a man named Dave, who had actually died in the attacks.

Dave’s family had never heard of Tania, which is no surprise, since she was a Spanish business-school student who had spent September 11, in Barcelona.

Alicia Esteve Head, a.k.a. Tania, Head claimed she lost consciousness while still in the North Tower and awoke five days later, in a hospital, to learn her fiancé had died there.

Her story had more holes in it than a pair of fishnet stockings, and it’s not like she invented concocting fake 9/11 stories to get attention. Still, when a victim crawls from the rubble of a countries worst disaster with a dead fiancé, it’s a very risky move calling bull. So, nobody did.

America took Head into their hearts both as a victim and as the woman who publicly fought for the cause of the 9/11 survivors, she became infamous as the woman who made it all up.

Head had never worked for Merrill Lynch, which she claimed as her employer at the time of the attacks, and had never visited the offices of the Fiduciary Trust Company, on the 96th floor of the South Tower, where she claimed she was when Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower. (She had reached the 78th floor and was waiting for an express elevator down, she said, when the second plane made impact above her.) On her way out of the building, she often told trauma groups, reporters, and 9/11 victims, she encountered a badly injured man who passed her his wedding ring and asked that she return it to his wife.

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Pearl Going is a fake, Ctd

It looks like she is conning more people, this time in funding her alleged mountaineering efforts.

Reg­u­lar read­ers will know all about Pearl Going, aka Sian Pearl Going, aka Sia-Pearl Going. Just to recap here is a list her claimed fame:

  • Speaks Ara­bic, French and Span­ish but can barely type in English
  • Has a BSc from Otago. (They have no record)
  • she also says she has no degree
  • Says she went to Senior Col­lege (They have no record)
  • Says she went to Oxford Uni­ver­sity in 2006 where she stud­ied Human Sci­ences, Pol­i­tics and Inter­na­tional Rela­tions at New Col­lege. She says she stud­ied med­i­cine for two and a half years at Oxford. (I have a let­ter from Oxford say­ing she never, ever enrolled)
  • also AUT in 2002 where she stud­ied Human Sciences
  • also Can­ter­bury in 2005 where she stud­ied inter­na­tional studies
  • she says she has a pilot’s licence but won’t say where from.
  • Says she last flew up north but will give no details.
  • Says her “Clean” jeans are made in NZ She wont say where. She says they are sold at a store in LA She wont say where. She also says they are sold a “best seller” in Barneys
  • She says she sourced the red silk for Natalie Portman’s dress for Zac Posen,
  • She says she was engaged to  Leon Roth­schild and that he slashed his wrists at the end of last year when she broke off with him.
  • She says she is a friend of NY socialite Tins­ley Mortimer.
  • Says she is mates with Marc Jacobs and was his fab­ric buyer and that she was Zac Posen’s muse.
  • When asked if the Tins­ley Mor­timer quote on her Face­book was about her and she went all coy and smiled.
  • She says she was in Brazil doing char­ity work and saved lives in a plane crash which she was in.
  • She has sib­lings by dif­fer­ent fathers. The sib­lings are part maori
  • She says 2 weeks before her 16th birth­day she was drugged and raped by [removed by request of per­son con­cern] who abused her for six hours and then left her body in a dump­ster. [per­son’ name deleted as per request] is a pilot now liv­ing in the UK. I am told he is a very very decent and good young guy.
  • She says she has breast cancer
  • She says her mother has can­cer of the colon and is going into hospital.
  • She says her father is an alco­holic because of what hap­pened to “his little girl”.
  • She says she sup­ports orphan­ages in Burma, Fiji and Sierra Leone but will give no details. She pic­tures of her­self with Thai kids.
  • She says she worked for Fair­Trade and Amnesty.
  • She says she has spent 71 days in NZ in 2008 and maybe 6 months in NY in 2007 but she is in and out a lot so no specifics.
  • The Clean Green Air com­pany doesn’t google.
  • She did used to work for Pow­er­call as a telemarketer
  • Her mum’s name is Max­ine 021 18X XXXX. She is a mas­sage ther­a­pist and cleaner
  • She applied for a job at Fair­Trade with a steth­escope hang­ing out of her bag and wear­ing scrubs. and she got job with forged refs from Oxford that said she was the bright­est stu­dent they had seen.
  • Says she is  23 and 28
  • Says she lives off a Trust Fund
  • Says she dated Peter Hujlich but threw a glass of wine on him when he called Peter Stew­art a pae­dophile. (He denies even know­ing Peter Stew­art, he also denies ever hav­ing a rela­tion­ship with the mad bitch)
  • Has a hand­bag label using pleather — which is sup­pos­edly eco-friendly leather but which is actu­ally plastic
  • Was a pilot in Brazil, saved every­one in a crash with her med­ical degree
  • Grew up on a farm in South­land next to the Stew­arts, Pieter is her mum’s best friend also that she grew up in Tutakaka in a hippy family
  • Worked for the UN for years
  • Has been offered a job by Kate Sylvester after know­ing her ten minutes
  • Been on a yacht with Richard Bran­son, who is her “friend” watch­ing the moon rise

From the Northern Advocate article we have yet another thing to add to the list of amazing things she has done:

One of her reasons for taking on the challenge was to prove herself after a brain injury she suffered in a car crash in Dubai in 2006.

The injury took much of her memory and put a stop to her studies. When she returned to Whangarei after the accident she could no longer find her way around or remember people she grew up with.

Maybe that explains the remarkable memory recovery she constantly spouts as above. But it is highly unlikely that the head injury even exists. I have seen fabricated medical evidence of this and if she keeps on saying it I will publish it all. But you can tell this is all a fabrication when you read banal tosh like this:

It was also the realisation of a childhood dream. Reconstructing her memories with the help of family members, she learned she had nagged her father to take her to a real mountain, Ruapehu, when she was 4 years old. At the age of 7 she wrote in a diary that her goal was to “climb to the top of the world”.

“To discover a dream again, when you’re old enough to do something about it, is a gift,” Ms Going said.

Wow, another thing we can add to the list. Wrote in diary at age 7!

Basically Pearl Going is a lying little minx. It looks like she has conned the Northern Advocate and Sony, Adidas, Scarpa, Marmot, Discovery Channel (yes she has their logo in her promotion photos) with her latest escapade. If I were them I’d be very concerned about being associated with a fraud and a cheat like Pearl Going.

Finally the only evidence she has allegedly climbed this mountain is a photo of someone with goggle and a hood on at the top of a mountain.

Pearl Going is a Fake

Is this really Pearl Going?

Mountain climbers I know tell me that when you “summit” you always throw back the hood and show your face so there is evidence that you did do it. Not so for Pearl Going. Her guide however shows his face in an unpublished photo. There are a few more from her Facebook page, but not an awful lot from an expediction of this size.

UPDATE: Pearl has a blog site

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