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I Remember 9 11

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    its hard not to remember my daughter telling me

    her day .. she did not get blown up at the Pentagon.. she worked all day helping her boy friend die. did u know when your hit with a fire bomb you bet burned inside and out.. so the bertram;s of los banos were kind enough to tell me the new world order was all planned out. they...
    FreeThinker2 FreeThinker2 46-50 May 27

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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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    Related Experiences

    So I'm a little nervous about posting this here, but I guess I just felt the need to talk about it. I've had what I believe are some very vivid past life stuff, mainly what I talk...
    acerbuskeeper acerbuskeeper 18-21, T Aug 29

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    So, it's been 3 months since my boyfriend broke up with me. We were together for almost a year. He is two years younger than me. He broke up with me over text. I remember calling...
    Mitsuko15 Mitsuko15 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    I remember Jack I remember you and I will always remember you. I couldn't say goodbye properly so I just said farewell. We never kissed but I can taste you on my lips. Washed...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I remember when caps on bottled soft drinks and beer used cork on the inside of cap to make an air tight seal. I remember when children would pay games that also taught hand-eye...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M Sep 1

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    I remember what you wore on the first day, ya came into to my life and I thought "Hey, you know this could be something." Cos everything you do and what you say, you know that it...
    EBAAA EBAAA 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Where were you when the world stopped turning that September day Out in the yard with your wife and children Working on some stage in LA Did you stand there in shock at the site of...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I remember today as it happened 13 years ago with the sam urgency . I have been a volunteer fire fighter and am a nurse . I have family members that are fire fighters and police...
    chris121458 chris121458 51-55, M a week ago

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    I was a few weeks shy of my 18th birthday. He had been my best friend for over 3 years. He had recently found his girlfriend was cheating on him with his best guy friend. I don't...
    bittersweetstrawberry bittersweetstrawberry 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 26

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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 4 Responses Aug 28

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    May the road always rise to meet you. To steal a line..... I wonder often if I've deceived myself. Either way, I hope something I've done has made your life and future better...
    toehold toehold 26-30, M Sep 5

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    For as long as i can remember I was different, even as a little kid I stood out from the crowd, I was intrested in diffrent things, listend to diffrent music, dressed weird, I was...
    klaus666 klaus666 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I remember I was playing in my room and the news was still running about 20 minutes after dad left for work. Mom was in the kitchen I think and she suddenly got quiet. After a...
    jxlecler jxlecler 13-15, M a week ago

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    I originally started writing on this website so that I had a document of everything I could remember. But now that I got that off my chest I am having flashbacks that go further...
    CleverSiri CleverSiri 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I can't see your face in my head. ..I can't remember you in a dream. . I've erased every file. ..I've burnt every letter......I've don't remember your words or hear your voice If...
    toehold toehold 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I remember when Nickelodeon had shows like "you can't do that on television"
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I remember Michael j fox portrayed Alex P Keaton, the young ohio republican
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M Aug 20

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    To an extent. I remember before I was old enough for school my mom would be doing stuff like housework and she had music like "stayin' alive " playing on 8 track
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M Aug 20

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    Infant school. 1972. Her name was Dawn. The fact that I still remember that after 40 odd years. Shows she must have left quite an impression!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I loved reading books and writing letters back in the day. I read a good book instead of surfing the web. I wrote long letters instead of posting updates. Gosh I miss those days...
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I do remember loved ones from the past, but I have put a lot of work making sure that is where I keep those memories. I'd much rather be working on my future. Those relationships...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I remember both 3 1/2 inch and 5 1/4 inch floppy disks.
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Third grade to be precise,... I remember she was going around letting all her favorites give her a kiss on her cheek. Her name was Tonya,.. It was sweet looking back on that in my...
    DaddyDouglas DaddyDouglas 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I remember being little maybe 5, 6 or younger. It was summer and our neighbor's dog "Sturgis" an old German Shepherd got out and stood on the sidewalk. My dad was talking to...
    kelseytoby1337 kelseytoby1337 16-17 Sep 2

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    My closest friend but things just didn't work out. I love you. I'm not sure if it's a caring, friend love, or a true love let's make a baby love. But I want to talk to you again. I...
    maurylight maurylight 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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