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I Remember 9 11

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    I'll Never Forget

    How can I ever forget,9-11, and where I was,Just made it back,Been to Sydney,Too close for comfort,I could've been stuck,I hate to think!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 May 23, 2012

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    My Heart Goes Out

    I surely do remember that. My 1st semester in college. Very creepy. Never forget. It affected me the whole semester. Still in my hearts. RIP
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F Sep 11, 2008

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    Live On Tv

    I remember I was getting ready for school when I turned on the news and I saw the second plane crash live! It was horrible because there are things that they don't show on tv now bc they were so horrible, but I saw it all live! And I will never be able to get that image out of my...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    9/11 Poem.

    Poem by EMMANUEL ORTIZ...... Before I start this poem, I'd like to ask you to join me In a moment of silence In honour of those who died in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon last September 11th. I would also like to ask you To offer up a moment of silence For all...
    Debunkifyme Debunkifyme 18-21, F Aug 20, 2009

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    I Was In 3rd Grade

    and i rememebr i was brought home early that day so I could be with my mom, i dont know why since we diddn't live in NYC, but anyway my mom turned on the tv to show me the news, i diddnt quite understand it at first, but i was shocked when the towers fell  and i had no idea...
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93 18-21, F Aug 14, 2009

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    Oh My God

     Well i was in an award cermony and the tv turned in the gym and i had family working in the first tower that was hit they both died i got my award at the same time as the first tower was hit my family died and i was cruched and had to go home for the day.
    Baby69 Baby69 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    Eyes Of A Child

    Unlike most people who saw the towers go down in real time i didn't. That day  i was at school in classroom 121 in the 1st grade. When the planes hit the towers my whole class was told to go down to the basement of the school. At that point we were all scared out of our minds...
    sciencequeen sciencequeen 18-21 2 Responses Sep 10, 2011

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    I Remember 9/11

    It was the second week of 6th grade and I was 11 years old. I remember I was walking into the school gym for PE class and my gym teacher had us go to the school library instead. We were wondering why we had to go there and our teacher said "If you all be quiet...
    Sasquatch1990 Sasquatch1990 18-21, F Feb 26, 2009

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    Yeah...

    I was in seventh grade and I was in second period. It was a normal day until the other English teacher walked in and said that a plan had crashed into the world trade center...few minutes later he comes and says another just crashed too...At that point I knew something was wrong...
    ForeversNever ForeversNever 22-25, M Sep 11, 2008

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    Her Name Is Alicia

    She was in her early twenties, and had the most beautiful smile. I only knew her a short time. What I do remember is her happiness. She always seemed happy and so full of life. Alicia worked for me as a server in my restaurant. Like a lot of twenty-somethings she seemed young and...
    Amantcul Amantcul 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2012

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    My Story

    In 2001 I was a college student, just turned 18 a few months before, living on my own for the first time. The weather had been getting cooler, the days were pleasant. I remember the day before 9-11, thinking how my moms birthday was coming up soon, and about the new series I was...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F Jun 17, 2012

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    Poem: God's Towers

    Two shadows cast up above, two towers that once stood tall, stand yet even higher. Angels now fill the rooms. God loves his workers that fly about, happy and content with eternal peace. Watchful eyes peer past the clouds, as tears fall through the transparent...
    HumboldtAngel HumboldtAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    We Will Never Forget

    I am  not here to hear about conspiracies or anything else today. I am here to remember. Remember the lives lost and the promises made. We made a promise! Alas for many in this life promises are made only to be forgotten. There are no degrees of honesty. You are or you...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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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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    I Was 16

    I remember this day quite well. I was 16 sitting in class when the teachers became quiet and brought in a TV and turned to a channel with live coverage. I remember being mad and confused and scared. I grew up in a very large military community. Ft Hood, TX is the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    Young and Naive

    i was in 5th grade.  i first heard about the attacks on my way to daycare that morning.  i honestly thought the radio announcer was joking.  i went to daycare and forgot all about it until i got to school.  then it was everywhere.  we watched the news...
    chocchipkookie93 chocchipkookie93 18-21, F Jun 25, 2008

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    I Slept Through It

    That's right. I was asleep when the attacks took place. I am a night shift worker so I sleep during the mornings and got up at 1 pm. When I did, I merely got dressed, got into my car and drove off to stop by at my father's place before going to work. I did not turn on my car...
    PIG0149 PIG0149 51-55, M Sep 9, 2012

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    9/11

    I don't think we will ever forget 9/11.  A tragedy beyond. I hope I'm wrong and something tells me, this is far from being over.  (I don't mean to scare anyone but I just feel something's up!).  Do you feel something too or not at all? 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    AnonymouslyWritten AnonymouslyWritten 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    Sadness

    I went to visit Ground Zero on Sunday.  I think that it is a fitting memorial to those that perished.  It seemed very quiet and respectful on Sunday.  It is with deep sadness that this happened nine years ago.   We live only 15 miles from Ground Zero...
    greenjada greenjada 56-60 Sep 10, 2010

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    Sad Day

    7 years ago...innocent people have been killed...Let us remember the died...their shattered families. One minture slience...thanks.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2008

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    Remembering The "victims Of 911"

    Though I was not near it nor did I know anyone in the twin towers I felt it hard just the same. So much distruction, so much suffering. And for what? War, or terrorism is something I never understood. We say it is for our country and yet we do to others as they have done to us...
    lrobertson0207 lrobertson0207 31-35, F Mar 8, 2010

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    How It Has Effected Me

    Not as dramatic as others. I didn't know anybody near there, but I did have friends that knew people there. I am sad for those that are lost and family of those that are lost. I was in contemerary issues in high school when it happened. We had to do reports from the newspapers...
    BillySPizza BillySPizza 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    I Was In 3rd Grade

    and i rememebr i was brought home early that day so I could be with my mom, i dont know why since we diddn't live in NYC, but anyway my mom turned on the tv to show me the news, i diddnt quite understand it at first, but i was shocked when the towers fell  and i had no idea...
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93 18-21, F Aug 15, 2009

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    I Passed By My Old Apartment, A Block Away From Ground Zero

    I passed by my old apartment downtown yesterday, a block away from the old WTC site. For my last year there, there wasn’t a day when I didn’t have a face off with tourists crowding the sidewalk or suits and ties making the mad dash to work. So much so that I almost forgot...
    Mappedbyjenn Mappedbyjenn 26-30 Sep 11, 2011

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    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F Oct 28

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    isandoval495 isandoval495 18-21 2 Responses Nov 12

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    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F Nov 16

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    TheTofuMaster TheTofuMaster 22-25, M Nov 19

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    It's pretty upsetting. Even when I hint people nobody remembered. I got three texts, no calls, and that's all. Thank god that one person who "remembered"--off Facebook--told two...
    waiting225 waiting225 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I can't remember how old I was, but it was somewhere between the ages of 6-9. My mom made me an awesome mermaid costume. It was a gold sequin bra like top, with a satin green...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I only remember the fights, the fear, and detailed night terrors ( brutal murders in my house, dead bodies in my basement) from age 2-6. I'm still creeped out and confused about...
    dragthewaters4 dragthewaters4 18-21, F Oct 29

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    I was born in July 1969 and am a Cancer. I definitely remember life before the Internet. When the computer to the open market it surely helped me with homework, researching of...
    gloriahughes gloriahughes 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 31

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    Roninturnedmartyr Roninturnedmartyr 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    in my first grade class room confused at what was happening, but it was that moment that for the rest of my school years i was called a terrorist for the simple fact that i was...
    Bayzoo Bayzoo 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    I can still remember it because it was under a month ago. I am constantly reminded by my clear retainer I wear 12 hours from 7 till 7 :( but hey, it's all worth it when I see how...
    iiCHARLIii iiCHARLIii 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    it was a very sad day I can remember exactly what I was doing
    Tracyforrest Tracyforrest 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    My past memories are all negative & painful. As a little girl, my emotions were soooo extreme that I was breaking down on a regular basis while still attending elementary school. I...
    MrsOMS MrsOMS 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    Theres things that people say that stab you so deeply that you cant ever forget. My dad, my mom, my boyfriend, and my ex best friend vicente, their all people I love and would do...
    DenSan DenSan 22-25, F Nov 8

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    I remember something from the past when I was with my best friend and will laugh out loud randomly it's funny the looks I get ^^
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8

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