America at war 

Date Submitted: 1/24/2017
Author Info: James (Lakeland, GA, United States - USA)  
Occupation: Administrative 
Lived in NY on 9.11.01?: No 
Knew someone who perished?: No 

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I was in Mr. Louis' Auto mechanics class at Lanier County High School. We watched the second plane hit live on TV. My cousin Margery was interning through Vanderbilt and we did not know she was alive for days. I tried to sign up with the army soon afterwards but asthma and medications prevented it. I have always regretted that failure of duty. 

 

Never thought

Stevetex (Dallas, TX, USA - USA)
7/13/2017

SouthTexas Reaction

Lux (San Antonio - USA)
7/10/2017

Fall 2001 School Vacation

Victor (Los Angeles, CA - USA)
7/9/2017

Babyhood

Laura (Grand Junction, Colorado - USA)
7/7/2017

1

DOMAIN (Miami Beach, Fl, United States - USA)
6/24/2017

I DIDN'T KNOW IT HAPPENED UNTIL A YEAR LATER

Mekela (Indio, CA - USA)
6/17/2017

Almost slept through it.

Edward (WARRENTON, VA, United States - USA)
6/12/2017

Stationed Abroad

Richard (Southwest Ranches, FL, United States - USA)
6/10/2017

Stationed Abtoad

Richard (Southwest Ranches, FL, United States - USA)
6/10/2017

the happiest day in history

LIam (Surrey - Canada)
5/31/2017

Junior year and was unbelievable

Liz (BRIDGEVILLE, DE - USA)
5/25/2017

ART CLASS

stephen (morgantown - USA)
5/17/2017

What a sad day for America

Randy (Bronx, NY - USA)
5/13/2017

Not me, My parents

Celia (Randolph, MA, United States - USA)
4/29/2017

Just another day or so I thought.

JASON (WALEKSA - USA)
4/12/2017

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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...

Brian (story excerpt)
4/9/02

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