At the Station 

Date Submitted: 9/11/2016
Author Info: David (Schertz - USA) 
Occupation: Government/Military 
Lived in NY on 9.11.01?: No 
Knew someone who perished?: No 

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We were checking the trucks when I walked inside as my Lieutenant was watching the coverage of the first tower. We were talking about what happened and how could they have not seen the building. We looked up and saw the second tower being struck. At that moment we knew we were under some sort of attack. We went outside and helped the other guys pull the trucks in. We walked inside and watched in shocked silence as both towers collapsed.  

 

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I stood there feeling bad about whoever was in the plane or helicopter, but not feeling anything ominous... THEN... I see it... It was almost like slow motion but it was moving so fast... So low... You didnít have time to gasp... It hit the second tower and disappeared, and suddenly the biggest fireball I have ever seen in my life just shoots wide and high into an ocean blue sky... Whoever wasnít stunned on the train suddenly screamed as everyone ran to the windows...

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