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9/11

The radio ambushed me first thing this morning by featuring Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the U.S.A”. I will always remember sitting in my car sobbing sometime in the week after the attacks – because that song, simple and earnest and … Continue reading

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Sixteen years ago, part II

I’m sitting here watching a documentary on the History Channel about 9/11/2001, and wondering why on earth I do this to myself – why do I insist on picking the scab? But I have to. Survivor’s guilt, maybe? I’m fine; … Continue reading

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Sixteen years

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15 years ago this morning

Can Sept. 11 ever be just another day? No, and we shouldn’t let it.

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Fourteen years

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Remembering

Remembering all those who died – and, at the moment, especially Frank De Martini and Pablo Ortiz. Port Authority employees on the 88th floor of the North Tower, they saw everyone on their floor on their way to safety, and … Continue reading

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There’s only one subject for today

Heather Ordover, someone I admire and have come to care about through her podcasts, was there eleven years ago; she writes about it here. There are also heart-wrenching accounts from her students. I wasn’t there. I was at work a … Continue reading

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There’s really only one topic for today …

From recordings from that day: We’ve asked everyone to leave lower Manhattan if they can on their own We want you to say a prayer for everybody in there right now – really, pray as hard as you can for … Continue reading

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Remembering

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