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Ismael

I was in my fourth grade classes, Someone notified everyone in the school through the PA system and asked the teachers to tune in on the classroom TV’s. I remember the images of the smoke from the twin towers on … Continue reading

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Elisabeth Brubaker

I still remember where I was and what I was doing 10 years ago. Sitting in my headmistresses office in Villanova, PA getting our new candy striping uniforms. A teacher came in and told the headmistress what had happened. As … Continue reading

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Breanna

I was in the 4th grade when this happened and I didn’t really know what was going on until I saw the planes crash into the Twin Towers, but still I didn’t really realize the significance of what happened until … Continue reading

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Jessica

I skipped downstairs and plopped down at the kitchen table like I did every morning before school. My mom poured me a bowl of cereal and simultaneously turned on the news. I was aimlessly digging through my backpack as I … Continue reading

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Jan

I was living near downtown Portland near the local heliport often used by various news organizations. I had the day off and once I woke up did not turn on the radio like I usually did. It was an unusual … Continue reading

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Khadija

I was in my 7th grade homeroom class. My English teacher, Mrs. Morris, came in and asked to turn on the TV. We watched in disbelief as the events unfolded. It wasn’t real. The tears on my teacher’s faces made … Continue reading

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Emily Robards

September 11, 2001 was a few weeks into my SMU experience. I was a first-year living in McElvaney Hall. I remember my dad calling and waking me up to tell me to turn on the TV. I was shocked at … Continue reading

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Nicholas Makarenko

I am a New Yorker and my family will never forget what happened that day. My son was only 6 months old and had been sick and unable to eat for days. After 3 days in hospitals and seeing my … Continue reading

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Devin

I remember the day vividly. Like it was yesterday. I was in the fifth grade. Our class of 48 was split into two groups, one in the library, and one in the main classroom. I was in the classroom, when … Continue reading

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Erin Hedrick

Though I was only in 5th grade, the events of 9/11 will live on forever in my mind and my heart. I remember my mother quickly turning on the news after my Dad called her in a panic. I didn’t … Continue reading

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