September 11, 2001. What a day that was, wasn’t it? A day in which nearly 3,000 people lost their lives, 6,000 more were injured, and countless friends and family members lost someone they loved. We all remember it. There’s really no need to say more about what happened that day.
The phrase “never forget” stuck for a reason.
I remember sitting in my sixth-grade classroom when I heard the news. It was such a surreal experience made even eerier by the fact that my teacher had just gotten back from a trip to New York weeks prior, and she had pictures of her standing atop one of the towers.
Let’s all just take a moment out of the day today to remember the people who were lost or affected by that tragedy eleven years ago, and take a moment to remember those who have been lost fighting in wars since then. The reach of this event goes far beyond the day’s 3,000 deceased and 6,000 injured.
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