9/11. . . 15 years later

@NJChicaa (48552)
United States
September 11, 2016 7:15am CST
I can't quite believe that that day was 15 years ago. In some ways it feels like it was just a couple of years ago. I'll never forget where I was when I heard about the attacks. In the teacher's room at my first job. Someone told me that THREE planes had hit the World Trade Center. (I guess they got confused with the replays) And my dumba$$ thought was "boy some air traffic controller is getting fired for this". What can I say? I was young. I also happened to be working right across the river from Manhattan so we could see the smoking towers from where we were. That was chilling. Then I had to go back to class. By the time I was able to turn on a TV again during my lunch break, the towers had fallen and my world had changed. Fifteen years later the memories of that day are still so vivid. I'll certainly never forget.
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@BettyB (4205)
• Summerville, South Carolina
11 Sep 16
It's was chilling and I hope we never forget.
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@NJChicaa (48552)
• United States
11 Sep 16
I don't think we ever will
@ria1606roy (2844)
• Kolkata, India
11 Sep 16
That is one sick event. Changed everything. I guess everyone remembers that time when the towers fell, where exactly we were and what we were doing.
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@NJChicaa (48552)
• United States
11 Sep 16
I think so
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@franxav (5939)
11 Sep 16
Far away from New York I saw it on TV. I have no words express my shock and grief.
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@NJChicaa (48552)
• United States
11 Sep 16
Yes, it was a terrible day.
• Lenox, Georgia
11 Sep 16
I was a student still on that day. Our teacher walked into the classroom with a horrified look on his face. I was living on Long Island, NY at the time. It was a really sad day. Some classmates were crying because their family members worked there, it was a tragic time. The class watched the news until we went to our next class.
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@NJChicaa (48552)
• United States
11 Sep 16
I didn't show the news to my classes because I honestly didn't know how to answer the students' questions or what to say to them. I had only been a teacher for like 5 days!
@egdcltd (7201)
11 Sep 16
I was in an airport waiting to fly home. The story we got was very garbled, and we didn't find out what had actually happened until we got back to the UK. Otherwise the flight home would have been a lot more nerve-racking.
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@NJChicaa (48552)
• United States
11 Sep 16
oh yes I imagine it would have been
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