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Posted - 09/11/2020 : 09:02:23 A sad time in our history.
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Posted - 09/11/2020 : 20:10:04 I was on my way to a doctor's appointment in Allentown PA when our daughter called me all worked up. She in college at the time and was scared as hell. I remember it well. I will never forget.
Posted - 09/11/2020 : 15:05:08 I had only a few days before that spoken to a couple of people who worked in one of the towers. A business call, I do not recall their names, but I still remember the call.
Also, one of my former athletes got a job in NYC after college and I thought she worked in the towers. Turned out that was not the case, she was fine, but her family was shaken up about how close it was to her.
Posted - 09/11/2020 : 14:57:49 I remember those hour's' well on that day. I was working in the IT-center of the State of Indiana government center. I still get weird 'numb' feeling just thinking about it. To say the entire SOI government center was on pin and needles 'that day' and for a LONG time afterwards would be a huge understatement.
And... it could've been so much worse...i.e. 'Flight 93s sacrifice', the way the towers fell, etc.
I pray that we won't have to go thru something like that again to feel that kind of 'national unity'.
GOD bless.... well, I started to say 'those affected'... but, we were ALL affected.
GOD BLESS AMERICA. AMEN.
Posted - 09/11/2020 : 12:06:01
quote:Originally posted by kosh2258
I still clearly recall where I was when it happened. We were watching in the conference room when the second plane hit.
I had just ended my temporary hitch with the Army Corps of Engineers on Friday. And on the following Monday, I was sitting in the offices of the DAV in Buffalo speaking to a counselor who had just turned on the TV so we could see the Tower burning as the other tower was hit. We were immediately ushered out of the building.
Posted - 09/11/2020 : 11:14:59 I still clearly recall where I was when it happened. We were watching in the conference room when the second plane hit.
Posted - 09/11/2020 : 11:04:57 I guess may God bless them and their families.
Posted - 09/11/2020 : 09:48:34 I will never forget. I watched it live on TV - the images will never leave my mind!