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I Will Never Forget 9-11

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    We will never forget the tragedy

    that struck 13 years ago, today. Wish my firefighter was home with me tonight, I would surely hold him even closer. ❤️ Thank you to all the men and women whom protected and continue to protect us on a daily basis. God bless you all and your families!!
    LittleTarheel14 LittleTarheel14 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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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 4 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    Mrs Pennington's Class

    I remember nothing about that morning up until we were sitting in mrs pennington's social studies class. We were doing a project on current affairs so we were already watching the news when all of a sudden, they switched over with that horrible announcement. And everything...
    seanjohn37683 seanjohn37683 22-25, M Mar 31, 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 911

    Back then, Me my 3rd wife and 2 daughters were living in Laramie Wyoming and I had a flagging job. It was about 9 or 10 in the morning and I was downstairs sleeping because i worked a long 12 hour shift the previous day. So my wife comes barreling down the stairs and said "wake...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 11, 2013

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    embedDED In My Memory

    I will never forget turning on the radio that day and hearing the very first words, I kid you not.  The radio broadcaster said, "The World Trade Center is no more." I  had gotten up late that day and just arrived at work and was listening to my CD...
    istariphoenix istariphoenix 31-35 1 Response Feb 15, 2009

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    Visiting The Site Vs Seeing It In Tv

    I live in the Southern Hemisphere. When the attacks happen I was just waking up. I was horrified as I watched it on TV and saddened. I recently visited the actual site (Sept 11 2012) and find it difficult to describe what I felt. It was hard to imagine the size of the buildings...
    Dudrulz Dudrulz 31-35 Sep 22, 2012

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    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    Remembering

      In honor of our country and 9/11...Let us remember them in our prayers.     MEET ME IN THE STAIRWELL  PLEASE READ TO THE VERY END, IT IS...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 28, 2009

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    Stories From The Crib...

    At the time...I was 2. And at our house you could normally hear a plane passing over every 5 minutes. That day,there were no planes. I remember there being an eerie silence that was almost terrifying. Then I saw the TV. First there werntwo gray sticks, then there was a gray stick...
    extremelysociallyawkwardguy extremelysociallyawkwardguy 16-17, M Oct 15, 2013

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    I Was So Close ...

    i was working on wall street... my boss was late... sirens... the silence was terrifying. where was my boss? (my boss came in from jersey on the path train, which went under the wtc) ... my boss was like a father to me. i was frantic at the news of it falling, for many reasons...
    TheUsedMisfit TheUsedMisfit 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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    Teared After Reading An Article...

    Recently, I was waiting to get my hair cut and I was reading a magazine about the children who lost parents during that day. It was heart wrenching to hear this children tell their story. To hear how they wanted to be with their dad or mother. How their only living parent...
    UpOnDaRoof UpOnDaRoof 36-40, M 5 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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    The Taliban Should Rot In Hell

    I lost so much, due to 9/11. My Uncle Kevin, (Kevin Cosgrove) (Actually my second cousin, but I just called him "Uncle") was killed in the World Trade Center attack. He worked in the insurance industry on the 100 something floor in the south tower.Yea, that Kevin Cosgrove, the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 12, 2013

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    Just Sad

    Usually on Sunday mornings you can hear lawn mowers, trimmers, car radios as the cars fly by in my neighborhood. Not today, it is very quiet. There doesn't even sound like any jets flying overhead either. The church bells are all that I can hear along with the announcing of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    I Was There

    I remember 9/11 – I was there, 5 blocks away south of the Towers. I took the Path train and got out at World Trade Center on my daily commute from New Jersey. So I was under those building just a few short hours before. I was in one of my partner’s office, he had large...
    Tigran2 Tigran2 41-45, M Aug 21, 2012

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    Being a Fireman at that time,

    I thought I would give you my point of view. I stared being a fireman in 1988, went to the acadamy, got my gear, and was given a assment to a truck, and told were my locker was, and this is my bunk. I meet some great guys over time and lived past being a probbe. Worked lots of...
    softailhd softailhd 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 8, 2014

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    To a little 9-year old girl living in New York,

    9/11 changed everything. While thank God I did not lose anyone particularly close, my friends around me did. I was in my class with the son of the last man pulled out alive (Nicholas Cage would eventually portray him in a movie). To me, seeing my friends and elders cry touched...
    BeautifulinElevation BeautifulinElevation 22-25, F Sep 11, 2014

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    I am a freshman in college

    and am taking a course that revolves around September 11, 2001 and I had to write a paper based off the book "the stories they tell" by Michael R. Bloomberg and if coincided with the memorial museum. Overall, just like when I went to the museum two weeks ago I cried for a long...
    autumnraiin autumnraiin 18-21, F Apr 13

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    I send all my love to those family's

    that lost someone in the twin towers 9/11
    fluke19 fluke19 26-30, F Sep 11, 2014

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    No matter how hard we try words simply cannot

    express the horror, the shock, and revulsion we all feel over what took place on this nation on Tuesday morning September 11, 2001 will go down in our history as a day to remember.
    RianaJames RianaJames 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    Heroes Of The 88th Floor

    I hope I won't forget to watch it.TLC Details ’9/11: Heroes of the 88th Floor’ Special for September 4 Tue, 9 Aug 2011 | Published in Press Release, Television Press Release Read more for the full press release. TLC PRESENTS 9/11: HEROES OF THE 88th FLOORPremieres September...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 21, 2011

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    -There was a school 3 blocks away from the twin

    towers -the president was at Florida at the time -on flight 77 184 people died -19 men high jack the planes -flight 11 2,753 people died -flight 175 crashed in the north and south towers -8:46 flight 11 -9:03 flight 175 -9:59 -it happen 10 years ago -1,000s of people got out...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    PassionInYourLife PassionInYourLife 13-15, M Sep 11, 2014

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    9/11 It was a peaceful day

    before it happen The day was full of life But after the day was full with death There was laughter Then there was tears There was people The they were heroes There was love Then there was hate There was happiness Then there was sadness There was a clear sky The there...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    How I remember 9-11..

    . How do you remember? :)
    Smurfette1 Smurfette1 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 11, 2013

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    Standby For A New World

    I have worked in the broadcast industry for many years,  both radio and television.  I had just returned to a full time on air position after a years hiatus. Although  I had lucked into a good position, personal feelings dogged me that...
    Primotee Primotee 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 3, 2010

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    However, I Think Most People Forget The Point

    In the wake of yet another community tragedy, it's occurred to me that for the most part, we're missing the point. In the weeks after 9/11, once the shock wore off, the world seemed to be a kinder place. People were more civilized. Being polite became the norm. There was...
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    Wrote This All Out Last Year

    I have been thinking about this as the date draws closer, especially since the days now line up and, decided to put it all down in writing. I don't think I have even told anyone the whole story before. I was there almost a week but yet it all feels like a day. I have huge gaps in...
    ChristianC81 ChristianC81 26-30, M Sep 9, 2013

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    Those bastards.. Imagine how it feels to be on

    the plane and somebody high jack it.. Or in the towers and either have to jump or burn
    Omegawolf11 Omegawolf11 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    I just woke up that morning

    and my mother called me told me to turn on the tv that we were under attack . As I turned on the tv and watched one plane hit the tower and KI saw the next plane hit also . What a sad day for America .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    Can't believe this actually happened.

    So sad. I was only 2 and half and even though I didn't lose anyone I'm deeply affected. This is a tragedy that should have never happened. R.I.P to all those 3,000+ people who died. Forever in our hearts ❤️💕😪🙌🙏
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F Sep 11, 2014

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    9/11

    I was only about 11 on 9/11. We were visiting friends in New York and I was the only one awake. I was in the kitchen of the apartment and I never heard or saw the first plane but I heard the second one. Then people in he streets were yelling and I went out on the balcony. We were...
    IngridMuller IngridMuller 22-25, F Jun 30, 2013

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    My Dad Was There.

    I wake up to my mom and sister crying while watching the news. I was young but not too young where I don't remember. After they told me what was going on, I was scared I was going to lose my dad. He was in the Pentagon when it got hit. It was about a week or so before he called...
    justanordinarygirl23 justanordinarygirl23 22-25, F Nov 21, 2013

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    I Was At Home.........

    Momma called me from work & told me to turn on the TV. I remember thinking it had to be a movie or something. Stuff like that just doesn't happen in real life........... But it was real & the horror of that day will forever live inside my mind. The innocent lives lost...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 13, 2009

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    One Family That Came to a Motel

    When the 9-11 tragedy took place I was working at a local motel about 26 miles west of Yosemite National park in the town of Groveland. I will never forget one particular day not long after that event when into my office walked a family on vacation, they didn't have reservations...
    shair1tu shair1tu 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2009

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    Never.

    RIP to the Heroes, the victims, to the innocent, to the rich, to the poor, to the ones of the first, thankfully failed, attack on the twin towers back a while ago. 12 years has passed, and still we struggle to regain ourselves. But we rise out of the rubble, so we can stand...
    Nightlife707 Nightlife707 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?

    v=TpZJD6deEGc&sns=em We'll never forget ❤️
    Kimm22 Kimm22 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    I will never forget 9-11.

    I just got home from working the night before. I got off work at 8am and drove home. When I got home, my house phone was ringing. It was my Captain telling me that a plane had just crashed into the WTC and that I had to respond back to HQ immediately. On my way back to work, I...
    NJCowboy NJCowboy 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2014

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    Whatever Tomorrow Brings, I'll Be There With Open Eyes And Open Arms....

    My 9/11 story starts April 19, 1995; the day of the Oklahoma City Bombing. As terrorist attacks go, it was traumatic. Yet its import has, no doubt, been eclipsed by the events we’re commemorating today. I remember a somber moment of reflection, overlooking the Baltimore Harbor...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 3 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    Today we join as a nation remembering all of

    those who lost their lives. We will always remember, but TODAY we honor your courage & bravery. To all, God Bless!
    Berenise17 Berenise17 18-21, F Sep 11, 2014

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