I remember crystal clear. I was very young, skinny, no back pain, no responsibilities, not a care in the world. I was only 18, fresh out of High School. I woke up at 10:00 AM, (because I could sleep in, I didn’t have any responsibilities), and I turned on the TV. I saw on TV what I thought was a movie preview for the movie Apocalypse and got annoyed and changed channels. Then this movie preview was on the next channel, so I thought to myself, what the heck is going on? I called my Mom at work and she explained to me and I told her “that’s not what happened, you’re taking it out of proportion”. I was a naive little girl. Then she kept explaining it to me. I was terrified. So I watched the news all day and talked to my boyfriend on the phone.
Let’s take a minute today to pause and reflect for those who lost their lives in the twin towers and the fire fighters that lost their lives. What a horrific tragedy. And for the people that have lost loved ones and that survived but have ptsd or mental anguish from the attacks.