Where I was when the world stopped turning.....
Date Submitted: 2/16/2017
I wasn't born yet, but as the years went by and as I learned more about it, the more it impacted me. Every time I see video of the towers collapsing or being hit, it makes me sick to think that so many innocent people died. Now I'm the one who asks "Where were you on 9/11?"
As America confronts these tragic circumstances, it is imperative that the situation is not compounded by expressions of religious or ethnic intolerance. The greatness of our nation rests on the exceptional diversity of religions, nationalities, and ethnic backgrounds which characterize its people.
Statement of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights