Second plane 

Date Submitted: 12/11/2015
Author Info: Renee (Pulaski, TN - USA) 
Occupation: Customer Service/Support 
Lived in NY on 9.11.01?: No 
Knew someone who perished?: No 

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I was working in front of a computer-data entry type of work , no cell phones were allowed out during work and we didn't have a TV in the break room. My phone kept buzzing so I had to 'act' like I was going to the restroom. It was my husband telling me to get to a TV quick! His voice sounded like he was shivering and scared me immediately. The upper management had a tv in their break room I peeked in to see the second plane hit the building - I was gripped with fear. A flood of thoughts came in,, more people came in and an announce go was made that no one was to leave. I was in Louisville Ky about 5mins from the airport and it was said that all planes had to land immediately. The next announcement was "Pray". I did just that, dropped to my knees cried and prayed. The days after the attacks the images on TV were unforgettable.  

 

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