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I was in New York on 11 september 2001. I just buyed one hot dog. When i prepared to eat my lunch i saw one plane that has crash the first bilding. In that moment i was sure that something was wrong,because is imposible that one comercial airline to fly so down.Then i...[more]

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I wasn't in New York when the attacks came, I was home in Indianapolis. I went to work like any other day on 9/11 - I worked for a calendar company and knew it was going to be busy. We were in the midst of planning the calendar for 03. After I arrived, I made a few...[more]

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my name is christine. I am 18 years old. I was 12 years old at the time of the attacks. my three sisters and I were doing school work when my sister Laura came running in and told us. we all rushed into the living room and two minutes later all of us stood in horror as...[more]

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As I left the school that afternoon, I couldn't help think about the horror that those people faced all of a sudden that morning. To help justify it in my mind, I composed the following poem as I watched the smoke rise from the site from the view on the number 7...[more]

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I was in the second grade, and I had a leg ache. I could barely walk. I woke up, to my brother telling me mom said it was okay for me to stay home, and I just lay there and tinkered with my action figures. I remember the people across the street, they were doing...[more]

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ON 9/11 I WAS WORKING AT METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE WHEN MY CO-WORKER TOLD ME THAT I HAD TO HEAR WHAT SHE JUST HEARD ON THE RADIO I WENT OVER TO HER DESK AND LISTENED AND THAT IS WHEN I HEARD THE FIRST PLANE CRASHED INTO THE ONE OF THE TOWERS I COULD NOT BELIEVE THIS...[more]

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