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Contributed by: Emily Patrick
Contributor's location on 9/11: Zane Trace middle school Chillicothe, Ohio
Contributed on: September 5, 2007

I was sitting in my 5th math class. When all of a sudden a student from another class told Mrs. Gallaugher to turn the t.v. onto the news. As soon as she got the t.v. on and turned to Fox News i saw the most horrific scene i would probably eer see in my whole life. A plane had crashed into the World Trade Center Buildings.
The others and I watched in silence as we tried to figure out what was going on. Mrs. Smith came on the speaker and told everyone to go to homeroom and stay there until told otherwise. Leaving the classroom, I looked around, some of the teachers were crying and even some of the students. Even when we went to lunch, no one ate our packed lunches. Instead, we sat in front of the 4 t.v.s spread throughout the lunch.
Still this day I remember what I was doing, where I was, who said what, and the devastating looks on everyones faces when we saw 'our' country under attack.

Cite as: Emily Patrick, Story #42080, The September 11 Digital Archive, 5 September 2007, <>.
Archival Information: 176 words, 904 characters
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