Normal day  

Date Submitted: 9/11/2016
Author Info: Mary (New Port Richey, FL - USA)  
Occupation: Student 
Lived in NY on 9.11.01?: No 
Knew someone who perished?: No 

«« Back

I remember this day as a normal day. I was 11 years old and in the 6th grade (1st year of middle school ) I was in my social studies class when my principal got on the intercom and told everyone to turn off their TVs even though we just have it on the school channel telling us what's for lunch that day. Confusing students trying to find out what's going on teachers telling us to back up from the windows because they had on the TV and did not want us to see inside. My mother tried to call the school trying to find out if my aunt was on my emergency card, because my mother took me my sister and my 2 brothers out of school. So my aunt Linda took me my sister and my 2 brothers back to her house until my mother got off work. Because my grandparents were not in the state of Florida they were in Missouri. A few days later my church had a service about what happened on that day.  

 

Just a block away

Eric (Queens, New York, NY - USA)
4/11/2018

Just another day...

Beverly (Phoenix, AZ - USA)
4/7/2018

Just a Baby

Rebecca (Nampa - USA)
3/30/2018

A Day Like Any Other

Frank (Utica, MI - USA)
3/13/2018

Camping and then...

Melissa (Richfield - USA)
2/27/2018

An inch from death

Lucas (Stockholm - Europe)
1/30/2018

Sooo...its not a movie?

Adrian (Fort worth - USA)
1/11/2018

A kid who didn't understand

Brianne (Edmonton - Canada)
12/29/2017

Fort Drum

Charles (Pittsburgh - USA)
12/21/2017

At home

Sam (Exeter - Europe)
11/23/2017

Confused

Chloe (San Diego - USA)
11/10/2017

The Moment of my first deployment

Aaron (Charlottesville, VA - USA)
9/30/2017

Like it was yesterday

Agus (Silver Springs, MD - USA)
9/29/2017

Where was I 9/11

Tessa (Winchester - USA)
9/13/2017

what happened on 9/11

kathelyn (poughkeepsie nyc, ny, guatemala - USA)
9/12/2017

«« [ 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  of 139 ] »»

...in the aftermath, I attended an interfaith prayer meeting that left me in awe. And I know now that though there might be a few incidents no one is proud of, we have come a long way in the fight against bigotry.

Cinthia (story excerpt)
12/11/01

Close

Site Design & Development
Robb Bennett @ Visual23

Site Design & Logo Design
Vince Pileggi

Managed By
Ali Imran Zaidi

Originally created in 2001 by
Robb Bennett and Ali Imran Zaidi.