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Remembering that Dreadful Day!

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OUR LIVES WERE CHANGED BY 9/11

 “I have watched through a window the world that has fallen.”

W. H. Auden

This Tuesday’s date, 9/11, turned into the frantic dialing of 911 eleven years ago. . A surreal feeling of shock and helplessness enveloped all Americans as we watched that day’s events unfold. In hindsight, we should ask many questions.  Is America a safer place today? Maybe.  But we also have witnessed a fundamental shift in our culture, where liberty and freedom have been compromised so that we supposedly feel “more safe.”  Above is the world Trade Center in flames,  and a photo of ground zero  last year.

That’s my friend Kevin salter, who managed to escape from the Towers covered with ash.  And look at the poignant videos below of that terrible day. You can read my column about the tragedy or 9/11,

and my remembrances of the tragic day, by going to the Flashing Red Box above or by Clicking Here.

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