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I Remember 9-11

Where were you on 9/11? 277 People

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    343 firefighters gave their lives to fight the fire and try trying to escape tradegry. GOD BLESS THE U.S.A
    hellhound44 hellhound44 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    Eight Years....

    I am praying for the peoples families that lost loved ones on this disastrous day ,...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 10 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    I Grew Up In Ny

    and although I moved somewhere else, it's still in my heart and I enjoy were I live now. I hope you check out the video tribute here by Breaking Benjamin, "City so cold."
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Mommy? Daddy? Andrew? Are You Coming Home Soon?

    I was nearly three years old at the time but I remover it perfectly, my older brother Alfred who was thirteen at the time was babysitting me because our mom and dad had gone to work, mom and dad worked on the same floor of the second tower. My oldest brother Andrew had gone to...
    CorallineKirkland CorallineKirkland 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2012

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    9/11 Remembrance Poem<3<3<3

    When I first heard, I knew it wasn't Superman nor a bird. 9/11 still brings tears to my eyes, I can't believe how many people have died Osama; Twin Towers, Pentagon, and White House too?!, I'm thinking why couldn't this happen to you! We can't forget Flight 93, That missed the...
    paranormaSPY paranormaSPY 13-15, F Sep 12, 2013

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    Why?

    Why did you have to ruin our perfect little ways? Why did you ruin the lives of people that day?. I don't think the world will ever forever what you have done to us. You have made people die, and hurt ever since.. I will ask you this question, what would you do of if we bombed...
    hellhound44 hellhound44 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    bvincen86 bvincen86 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    realist123 realist123 13-15 1 Response Sep 9, 2011

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    Carrie7 Carrie7 51-55, F Aug 13

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    The Day Of.....

    My wife and I were up and around, but not watching Tv that morning, highly unusall for me.  Our nieghbors came and asked us if we were watching what was going on and if it was true.  I turned on the tv and just sat there.  It was right before the first tower fell...
    allofus allofus 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    And I Always Will...

    I remember 9/11 as thought it was yesterday, I will never forget that day, and never forget all the things that have happened on that day. I was in School, when the 1st plane had hit, and No one believed it, by dinner time that night I knew that it was true. It was a day I will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 12, 2009

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    Me Too

    My dad was a fireman with Glasgow Fire Service and its successor, Strathclyde Fire Brigade in Glasgow, Scotland. He was still serving when it happened and was on Day Shift. I went over to his station and stood with the Watch in the TV room, watching in amazement.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Feb 29, 2012

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    I Jumped From My Chair ...gasping!

    I was not alive when Pearl Harbor was bombed, but my parents said it was a day you remembered where you were. I was alive when President Kennedy was shot and I still remember the school Principal coming into our room to announce the President was dead. Then there is 9/11, the day...
    jwmom7172 jwmom7172 56-60, F Sep 6, 2010

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    A New Video Tribute

    I posted a new video tribute for the group's profile here.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F Sep 10, 2009

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    What Happened To Us After 9/11

    Hello EP. How many of you remember what happened on September the 11th, 2001 ? Well I cannot forget what I was thinking when that tragedy went down on that fateful day. But the world has changed so much since then in ways that I cannot even explain. I will say that it felt...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    Switching Tributes -

    I switched the last tribute video to this one because this one is more upbeat and hopeful. I hope you enjoy this one better.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Remembering 9-11-2001

    I was at home. I received a phone call which woke me up out of my sleep. It was my brother in-law. He asked me what I thought was a strange question. He asked if our nephew still worked in the World Trade Center. I told him I didn't know where he worked. Then he went on to tell...
    chereblue1 chereblue1 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    Studies And Work

     It was a normal day for a Northern European student like me. I was studying translation by that time and we had an evening session at my university. I remember us sitting there as someone got an SMS and mentioned something about a plane quite astonished. I didn't pay much...
    Dieanotherday78 Dieanotherday78 31-35, F Dec 9, 2009

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    My Doctor Told Me......

    I was a freshman in high school. I had a regular check up appointment with my family doctor at 9:00 am. I remember the nurse called me back and I was waiting in the exam room. I was pissed off, because the doctor was taking too long to come back. 30 - 40 minutes went by before he...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    My Way Of Honouring The People We Lost In 9/11

    We all know that it is almost 12 years since the horrific day of 9/11 was upon the USA and the rest of the world. Lives were lost that should not have been, fire fighters and police officers that lost their lives to help the people traped in the towers, hurt on the streets. We...
    Rememberingisthekey Rememberingisthekey 16-17 1 Response Sep 3, 2012

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    Going To Class

    I was a college student at the time, and was driving to class. When I first heard it break on the radio my first thought was that the DJ's sense of humor was in really bad taste. I changed the radio station, and found that all the radio stations we're reporting it. Now at this...
    VYP1980 VYP1980 31-35, M Jul 8, 2010

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    A New Video Tribute

    I uploaded a new tribute video song on here by the Fray.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F Sep 14, 2009

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    Close Call

    9-11,Close call,Could have been stuck,Overseas,Amongst the action,Hate to think,How close,It all was.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 May 4, 2012

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    Can't Stop Researching

    On the anniversary of this tragedy, I can't stop myself researching everything about it. I've been brought to tears watching footage of the planes, the towers, people...watching documentaries and just anything to do with itI read about the conspiracies and think they are...
    CarmellaDWinter CarmellaDWinter 18-21, F Sep 11, 2012

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    It Was So Tragic

                                              Yes, I remember it all too well...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 16 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    I Was Five.

    I remember 9/11 briefly because I was so young.My teacher was watching the tv and there were looks of concern on her face.I didnt understand.When I went home my mother was watching the news and when my dad came home,they both watched it together and looked so upset.The explained...
    ImaSecret16 ImaSecret16 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    What I Was Doing That Day.

    Mom woke me up, saying something about the trade center being attacked. What went through my mind was that the place had been attacked by terrorists unsuccessfully twice before, so I was unconcerned and went back to sleep. I was wrong about that. I remember walking...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2009

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    Change

    We were watching the screen as soon as the first plane hit the Twins. I said to a colleague that this was not an accident but the works of al-Qaeda. A couple of minutes later the second plane crashed into the other tower. Then the Pentagon was attacked and another plane crashed...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Jul 3, 2010

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    Way to End the Day.

    I came home from school to see my mother watching the images of 9/11 on the news. She said she thought she was watching a horror film at first, then she realised it was actually happening. As a 10 year old it didn't mean much to me because I didn't really understand what was...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    It Makes Me Sad Really

    9-11 was just another attack on the U.S. and I may have been young but I remember everything that happened, someone ran in the room and screamed "WE'RE GETTING ATTACKED!!!" And we were of course. I then turned on the TV and then I saw the most horrific sight I've ever seen on TV...
    AdarSparty17 AdarSparty17 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    9/11

    i remember 9-11 like it was yesterday. it was about 9:30 on a tuesday morning, i was working at a little tire shop here in north carolina. my boss called us all in to witness what is on tv. he was very upset. he told us that this is another day that will live in infamy. he was so...
    djredneck7269 djredneck7269 51-55, M Jan 17, 2012

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    I Remember Very Well

    It was a bright and sunny fall morning. Warm for september in Vermont. I was working at a chevy dealership in north western VT. I hadn't heard anything about the attacts yet. I remember I was walking across the parking lot. I heard the sound of aproching fighter jets (I was in...
    xj287 xj287 41-45, M Sep 14, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I was getting ready for work when the first plane hit . I could not believe so many lives were lost . My daughters birthday will never be the same she was born 9/11/93
    diabeticmom11 diabeticmom11 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My mom told me I was just a baby when this was going on. My dad worked at the World Trade Center during the time. He remembers that he was at the bottom floor of the building so...
    iAteYourCrayon iAteYourCrayon 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I was coming from my room going to play with a few friends outside and that tragic was on TV, although I was to young to understand, as I was 11, but hey it is what is.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30

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    I was asleep when it happened. My clock radio turned on and i could hear it as i was sleeping. Maybe it woke me up or maybe it was coming into whatever i was dreaming. I remember...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I was in the office at my boss's house .I even remember what color the cable line was that we pulled in so that we could all sit and watch as our country unraveled. it was Grey. I...
    mrinvader mrinvader 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I remember i was only 1 years old. And when my mother heard the news that the trade center had been attacked, she realized that my sister who was in college was close to the world...
    Iggyazaleafan Iggyazaleafan 13-15, F Aug 14

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    I have my own conspiracy theories, Barak Obama used top secret government weather control equipment to wreak havoc in towns like ;Joplin, MO, Branson and MO, Oklahoma City, OK...
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M Aug 17

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    I live with every image from that day and on. I had brothers and sisters shipping out of our local departments to go there and help, I choose to stay behind.. I couldn't do it. I...
    Notalone00 Notalone00 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I was in the 6th. Grade. My teacher Bill Slovik cried
    maddog8560 maddog8560 61-65, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I was in the 1st grade and right before I left school that day my teacher took out an Expo marker and started drawing on the board and tried to tell us what happened. I didn't...
    eanchantedeyes eanchantedeyes 18-21, F Aug 14

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    I had a quiz in math class that day, I finished early and left. I stopped at a deli on my home for a pastry and chocolate milk for breakfast. On the tv at the deli I saw that one...
    erieclover erieclover 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    In a dumpy topless club...obviously no customers. Just me and the bartender staring at the news on the tv.
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was two days short of 3 months old :(
    MyDesireIsHim MyDesireIsHim 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was 2 days away from being six months old
    cutiepieeeee cutiepieeeee 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    i think it was too but i dont care it was a long time ago seriously get over it already
    bvincen86 bvincen86 26-30, M Aug 18

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    I was in school. Everyone started to run out. All the kids and teachers had to remove the kids out the school. I was thinking what's going on. Where it was happening at was cross...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    it was a long time ago get over it
    bvinc86 bvinc86 26-30, M 9 Responses Aug 5

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    My condolence to the families and victims of this tragedy. I was in 9th grade and before leaving for school my dad called us to watch the news. I thought it was a movie, but it...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Well, after a while I got it again.Me and my friends were planning to go to the movies, and after permission of my parents, I got to go.My parents told me that I had a curfew of 9...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 19 Responses 6 days ago

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