As a reminder: Impact Wrestling’s Rosita will be on NBC’s “Children of 9/11” tonight.
The documentary follows children who lost their parents during 9/11 who have gone onto accomplish their dreams. The official press release reads:[notice]On September 11, 2001, over 3000 children lost a father or a mother. They come from many different walks of life, but are united by a terrifying shared experience. On Monday, September 5th at 10 pm ET, NBC will present “Children of 9/11,” a riveting special which gives a voice to the young people directly affected by this terrible event. The special follows a year in the lives of some of these children, watching them overcome the loss and turn their lives around, by achieving ambitions that would make their parents proud.
For the first time, this special gives a voice to the young people directly affected by 9/11. A bitter twist of fate has indelibly linked their childhood to the worst terrorist attack of modern times. As the film interweaves their stories, home movie footage creates intimate portraits of the families, both before and after the event. Powerful interviews reveal the tough and inspiring personal journeys that the children have taken.[/notice]
Rosita — real name Thea Trinidad — lost her father when she was just 10 years old during the attacks.
Now 20, Rosita is a current TNA Knockout and former Knockouts Tag Team Champion.
The press release features this heartbreaking log-line about Rosita’s story: “The special follows a year in the lives of 11 children from six families across America, including Thea Trinidad, who at 10 years old couldn’t understand why her father was calling to say goodbye.”
As we previously reported, NBC filmed Rosita’s TNA tryout which took place this past January for this documentary.
The documentary will be narrated by Law & Order star, Mariska Hargitay.
Watch a clip of Rosita in the documentary below: