Just a 6th grader  

Date Submitted: 9/11/2015
Author Info: Harmony (Los angeles, Ca - USA) 
Occupation: Student 
Lived in NY on 9.11.01?: No 
Knew someone who perished?: No 

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I was in the 6th grade.... School had just started for the new school year, when leaving I see the Twin Towers on fire.... Being only 11 years old at the time I did not fully comprehend what was going on and how it was gonna change history..... All I knew is that it looked like it was serious.... Flash forward 14 years later and the anniversary doesn't get easier for the friends and families of not just the first responders but ALL of the victims.... Even the ones who survived that fateful day...... Because they too were responding to the call for duty.... For their families.... Friends..... And us.... The nation and world.... 

 

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