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Date Submitted: 9/11/2015
Author Info: Ciara (Elsmere, Ky, United States - USA) 
Occupation: Student 
Lived in NY on 9.11.01?: No 
Knew someone who perished?: No 

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I was 3 years old, but I remember everything. I was sitting in front of the TV and the news was on. The first tower was in flames. I marveled at the smoke. My mom was sitting on the couch half sobbing half speaking to someone on the phone. I just kept watching the TV. I watched as the second plane hit the other tower. It reminded of of something out of a cartoon, like bugs bunny, but I knew it was real. It was a hard distinction to make though, between reality and fiction. It was unbelievable to me that something like this could happen. 

 

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As America confronts these tragic circumstances, it is imperative that the situation is not compounded by expressions of religious or ethnic intolerance. The greatness of our nation rests on the exceptional diversity of religions, nationalities, and ethnic backgrounds which characterize its people.

Statement of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
9/12/01

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