America at war
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.
Those who die innocent deaths never really die. They are everywhere; we just don't see them in quite the same way. And the culmination of what they were and what their death meant is as prevalent and tangible as the warmth in your soul and the sorrow in your heart.
Imran (story excerpt)