In School 

Date Submitted: 10/24/2015
Author Info: MIcah (Washington, DC - USA) 
Occupation: Student 
Lived in NY on 9.11.01?: No 
Knew someone who perished?: No 

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I was six years old, in Washington, DC. I was in my first grade class. At some point during the day, I suppose when word got out, the teacher gathered us up, and took us to a church. We sat in the pews and were told to duck down, just in case anything else happened. We stayed there a while, I did not know what was going on, and then we were brought back to school. I remember my mom and sister coming to pick me up. That's all.  

 

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