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Twin Towers | Twin Towers

sarah-cotchaleovitch's picture
Sep.11.2013
If we don't do it any other time, every year when September 11th rolls around, those of us who were around in 2001 reflect on where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news. My calendar calls it "Patriot Day." Others refer to it as "Remembrance Day." And it is good, therapeutic even,...
mike-tabor's picture
Sep.11.2013
Long Island, New York, Islip Airport, October 16, 2001, 35-days after the World Trade Center attack Airport security is intense. Two of Nassau County’s finest stand on the curb with a sign bearing my name. I approach the officers and manage a smile. They reciprocate. The deputies whisk me off to...
david-c-dillon's picture
Sep.11.2013
911
There are only a few times in history when one remembers exactly where they where and what they were doing. The day Kennedy was shot and the day the twin towers came down were those days for me. The day we were attacked on 9-11 I was on the computer, chatting and playing games, and a friend...
bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Nov.06.2012
“Thank you for flying.”The silver-haired, Mt. Rushmore-profiled airplane captain walked among the few dozen of us in the SFO departure lounge.  It was one week after 9/11.  The world was still numb from the horror.  After days of no flights at all, planes were starting to move, but...
eva-lesko-natiello's picture
Sep.14.2012
This year, I allowed myself not to watch the Twin Towers come down. It was the first year since 2001 that I didn’t watch the reruns of that horrific morning. In years past, if I caught a glimpse of it on tv while passing through my family room or flipping through the channels, I’d sit down and...
talia-carner's picture
Sep.11.2011
 Having been a suporter of counter-terrorism intelligence in the United States, I attended in January 2001 a closed-group briefing by Richard Clarke, at the time US Counter-Terrorism Coordinator at the National Security Council and a chief counter-terrorism adviser to four USA presidents. He...
tina-sloan's picture
Sep.09.2011
I was on my way to tape my scenes for Guiding Light THAT DAY. My call was for 9:00 am. I had just walked in Central Park and had seen a friend whose husband was to die half an hour later on the 93rd floor of the first Tower. She was walking her dog and we chatted so happily without a care in...
cynthia-brian's picture
Sep.09.2011
The Oprah of the Airwaves, Cynthia Brian, and sidekick, Heather Brittany bring you an hour of power dedicated to overcoming fear.   Ten years ago, our country experienced the tragedy of the attacks on September 11, 2001. Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany remember the disaster and discuss...
alice-shapiro's picture
Sep.06.2011
I was born in New York and lived there most of my life. In April 2001 I moved to Georgia to stay with my sister while I waited for my NY house to be sold. Six months later we watched the Twin Towers collapse over the TV. I had mixed feelings about not being there. On the one hand I was grateful to...
mark-grayson's picture
Sep.03.2011
     I for one don't plan on re-living the tragedy of 9/11 on the 10 year anniversary. I've got better things to do...like figure out how I'm going to survive the next recession.      A few days ago everyone was up in arms because someone bottled a wine and...