Zero Dark Thirty uses victim's voices without family consent
Local woman wants sister credited for her voice
Last Updated: 59 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - One blockbuster movie is trying to shed some light on what happened the day Osama Bin Laden was killed.
Zero Dark Thirty also uses the real voices of 11 victims of the September 11th attacks. Cathie Ong said her sister's voice is one of those and the film makers never notified her family. Betty Ong was a flight attendant on the first plane that crashed into the World Trade Center and is credited with making the first emergency call to alert authorities that the plane had been highjacked.
Cathie now works to pay it forward in her sister's honor. The Betty Anne Ong Foundation has partnered with the West Kern Optimist Club to put on a golf tournament in September with proceeds to benefit the foundation.
Cathie said if the filmmakers would credit her sister and the other victims, it would help bring closure to her family.
The movie was released on DVD on Tuesday, but the Ong family will not see it.
As for the golf tournament, Ong said she is still looking for players and sponsors.
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