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9-11: A Day to Remember

Tuesday September 11, 2001: A day we as Americans will never forget. Exactly eleven years ago today terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and Pentagon.  I remember sitting in my first grade class feeling very confused and naïve to the situation.  The events were explained in a manner that was suitable for our six year old ears. As a school we went outside and lowered our American flag and back in the classroom took a moment of silence in respect. At home I remember my parents letting me watch the news and seeing the Twin Towers in flames and crumble to the ground. I remember feeling sad and completely unaware that something so devastating could happen in the United States of America. As I talked to people before writing the article I found it interesting that just about everyone remembers exactly where they were, what they were doing and how they felt when they became aware about the attacks. Read more »