confusion and fear 

Date Submitted: 9/12/2016
Author Info: dennis (enteprise, al - USA) 
Occupation: Government/Military 
Lived in NY on 9.11.01?: No 
Knew someone who perished?: No 

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Where were they when they hear the news? He was at the Kentucky army national guard helicopter hangar, in Frankfort Kentucky.

What were the feelings they had? At first he was confused, because it sounded like a small airplane accidently flew into one of the towers.Later on he heard that the second airplane hit the south tower, he had pure anger because he knew it was an attack. He had fear and angerous feelings as he knew war laid ahead. He knew he would be deploying soon.

How do they feel this has effected them? Biggest thing is that he didn't feel safe in the his own country.

How has these events effected our world? The whole world became different. Use to be able to just get on a plane and fly in it, the security was bumped up, more hate in the world than it used to be. The attacks unify us as a nation, and now it seems to divide us.



Just a block away

Eric (Queens, New York, NY - USA)

Just another day...

Beverly (Phoenix, AZ - USA)

Just a Baby

Rebecca (Nampa - USA)

A Day Like Any Other

Frank (Utica, MI - USA)

Camping and then...

Melissa (Richfield - USA)

An inch from death

Lucas (Stockholm - Europe)

Sooo...its not a movie?

Adrian (Fort worth - USA)

A kid who didn't understand

Brianne (Edmonton - Canada)

Fort Drum

Charles (Pittsburgh - USA)

At home

Sam (Exeter - Europe)


Chloe (San Diego - USA)

The Moment of my first deployment

Aaron (Charlottesville, VA - USA)

Like it was yesterday

Agus (Silver Springs, MD - USA)

Where was I 9/11

Tessa (Winchester - USA)

what happened on 9/11

kathelyn (poughkeepsie nyc, ny, guatemala - USA)

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Soon both towers came down. We realized that terrorism was now not just what we see on the evening news. The sadness of loss of life increased 10 fold, then disbelief, confusion, anger, and fear.

Bud (story excerpt)


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