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Kevin Harrington Partners with Gary Marlon Suson

Original Shark Tank Judge Kevin Harrington Teams Up with
Acclaimed 9/11 Photographer Gary Marlon Suson to Bring
Museum Gift Shop Images Online with StarShop



Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington

Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Creates StarShop.
The genius behind As Seen on TV and Original Shark Tank Judge Kevin Harrington recently announced that his newest venture, a celebrity-driven mobile shopping app, www.StarShop.com - powered by Sprint - has formed a partnership with renowned photographer Gary Marlon Suson, who spent 7 months in 2001 as the Official Photographer at Ground Zero for the Uniformed Firefighter's Association (FDNY). Many of the beautiful pieces of Suson's 9/11 remembrance merchandise were previously only available on the 9/11 Museum Store website at: www.GroundZeroMuseumStore.org, but now with his partnership with Kevin Harrington and StarShop Vice-President Marvin Segel, these special images and remembrance gifts will be available on a much larger scale. Gary Suson is the founder of the www.GroundZeroMuseumWorkshop.org in NYC's Meatpacking District and is a former fashion and celebrity portrait photographer.

Here is a beautiful 9/11 Museum video presentation and tribute created by StarShop.

In a September 10, 2015 press release from Alison Brod Public Relations, Mr. Segel stated, "I am so grateful that StarShop is able to pay tribute to 9/11 through Gary Marlon Suson's historic photography collection," said Marvin Segel, Executive Vice President of Business Development, StarShop. "By showcasing these rare images on the 14th anniversary of this tragic day, we honor the victims, their family members, survivors, rescue workers and volunteers.”



The page for all the Ground Zero Museum merchandise + gifts can be seen on StarShop.

Gary Marlon Suson is well-known for discovering and photographing the famed "Ground Zero Bible Page" in the WTC rubble which contained a passage from "Genesis 11: The Tower of Babylon." The Bible Page was featured on CNN.


Marvin Segel of StarShop

Marvin Segel of StarShop.
The image of this page is now available on Tote Bags, 3-D acrylic cubes, posters and more. Also available are Mr. Suson's images of "The Frozen Clock" - The "Today is September 11" Subway Calendar Page - K9 Recovery Dog images - The Last WTC Beam - FDNY Honor Guard images & more. Available on StarShop will be Gary Suson's book, Requiem: Images of Ground Zero, widely regarded as the most complete and poignant photographic record in existence of the “Recovery Period.” It was designed and published by Barnes & Noble Books. Mr. Suson has personally autographed a limited number of copies for StarShop.

9/11 family member Eileen Butler, who lost her FDNY firefighter brother Thomas Butler in 2001 at the World Trade Center and also her father FDNY Capt. Bill Butler in 2013 to 9/11-related lung disease stated, “I think it is important that the lives of so many who died are remembered through Gary Suson’s poignant and tributary photographs of Ground Zero. This type of merchandise is respectful and classy, unlike the mawkish items sold on the streets near Ground Zero. These sales help support the museum’s educational goal and as a mother of a small child I can tell you I don't want future generations growing up to forget what happened. These are the images that should be in the possession of all Americans."

Mr. Suson stated, "I am very honored to work with the creative minds and business expertise of Kevin Harrington and Marvin Segel. StarShop is on the cutting edge of m-commerce and I cannot think of a better way to make sure people never forget the valuable lives lost on 9/11 than via this mobile platform to bring these historical 9/11 images to people all over the USA. American History is remembered through imagery and it is important that future generations have these images to look back on."

LeRoy Neiman


Gary Marlon Suson's Stunning Portrait
of Artist LeRoy Neiman (1921-2012).

Prior to becoming the Official Photographer at Ground Zero, Gary Marlon Suson spent 5 years shooting personally for famed artist LeRoy Neiman, who passed away in 2012. Suson shot numerous portraits and candids for Mr. Neiman, accompanying him on social and business outings to document. Mr. Suson also spent 4 years shooting high fashion and editorial photography for Playboy Magazine. Gary Suson's full photography website can be seen online at: www.GaryMarlonSuson.org.

About StarShop:

StarShop (www.starshop.com) is a new and innovative celebrity-driven m-commerce app, founded by Kevin Harrington which utilizes celebrities to present, demonstrate and describe various consumer products in categories spanning fashion, beauty, home, food, fitness, and electronics, via exclusive, entertaining video content created by six-time Emmy Award winning executive producer, Terence Noonan. Consumers will be able to take immediate action to purchase while watching video demos with their favorite stars. Several top celebrities like Nicole Richie, Nicki Minaj, Adam Levine, Paula Abdul, Eli Manning, as well as many more will all be launching their brands on the platform. The celebrity-curated marketplace is available for download in the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

About Gary Marlon Suson + Ground Zero Museum Workshop:

Official Ground Zero Photographer Gary Marlon Suson

Official Ground Zero Photographer
Gary Marlon Suson.
Ground Zero Museum Workshop (www.GroundZeroMuseumWorkshop.org) is a small, hands-on interactive 9/11 museum in New York City’s Meatpacking district that focuses solely on the Ground Zero Recovery Period, when firefighters and recovery crews spent nine months searching for the missing. Museum Founder Gary Marlon Suson spent seven months as the only 24/7 all-access photographer in the world permitted to document every area of Ground Zero, including the subway tunnels below WTC. The Kid-Friendly Museum won Trip Advisor's 2013 + 2014 "Top 25 Museums in the USA" Award. In 2015, Ground Zero Museum Workshop won Trip Advisor's "Hall of Fame" Award for being a 5-Star rated tour for five consecutive years in a row. The Museum Workshop is a 501c3 charity and the only 9/11-themed attraction in NYC to donate to the FDNY Widows and Children's Fund. Gary Suson is an Honorary Battalion Chief in the Fire Department of New York and was nominated for the title by Daniel A. Nigro, the current FDNY Fire Commissioner.





Bible Page at Ground Zero Poster

Gary Suson’s Iconic “Bible Page at Ground Zero” Poster.


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