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Old 09-11-09, 09:55 AM   #1
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Today..9-11

Please keep the men and women of the world trade center tragedy in your hearts and minds...may peace and love be with them always...
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Old 09-11-09, 09:58 AM   #2
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Amen, brother... amen... and let's also not forget those who gave their lives at the Pentagon, and in Pennsylvania...
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I'm gonna wear one of my USA shirts to college today, I'm an American (and Canadian) citizen.

Seems like just about everyone remembers exactly where they were and what they were doing on that day, eh?
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Old 09-11-09, 10:05 AM   #4
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Absolutely.

Seems just like yesterday and a thank you to all the brave men and women in all areas of service that day.
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Old 09-11-09, 10:06 AM   #5
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Yup I was working LAD at the Phila. Fire Museum. Sad day for all, but like they say, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
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Old 09-11-09, 10:27 AM   #6
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Just to help us not forget. Here is a story about a father who lost his two sons (firemen) in the attack. There is a link at the top to hear him tell the story in his own voice.
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/s...676905&ps=cprs
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Old 09-11-09, 10:32 AM   #7
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Thousands of heroes and all of their stories deseve to be told.

Here's one.

Todd Beamer
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^ nitpick, website thinly veiled as Christian propaganda. Pet peeve of mine.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todd_Beamer

wiki, better source.
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the wiki site is too brief, does not tell his story. Christian site or not, my link tells his story.
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I'm sure there's a site somewhere that's a bit less religion-based that has a more complete story.

Google --->
http://www.anb.org/articles/20/20-01916.html
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I'm gonna wear one of my USA shirts to college today, I'm an American (and Canadian) citizen.
I just realized that, for no particular reason, I'm wearing a Canadian flag shirt today.
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Let's not also forget the first responders that are still suffering from the effects of the aftermath.
They didn't have to be there, they chose to help others.
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So busy yesterday/today I had almost forgotten what day it was. Thanks, Lodi, for helping me to remember.
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I just realized that, for no particular reason, I'm wearing a Canadian flag shirt today.
Wow! Well there were some Canadians killed during 9/11 so...
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Good piece in the NYT
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Some interesting shows on History channel tonight for the anniversary too.
http://www.history.com/
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Some interesting shows on History channel tonight for the anniversary too.
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this is the part that i've grown to despise.
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It's my daughter's birthday.
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happy b'day to your daughter! How old is she?
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happy b'day to your daughter! How old is she?
17 today.

I'm giving her a laptop and messenger bag.
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17 today.

I'm giving her a laptop and messenger bag.
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knock knock
whose there
sept 11
sept 11 who
you said you would never forget.


sorry for those who lost someone during all that, but like a dead baby joke it needed to be shared.
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Old 09-11-09, 02:23 PM   #24
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To get this thread back on a respectful trackÖ..I thank you lodi for the reminder. I planned on spending some time today in peaceful prayer for all those who lost loved ones on that day, those who continue to suffer from that day and for the firefighters and others who will be called in the future to respond to such events.





Iím sure the firefighters, police and others who responded that day got their sense of strength and bravery from varied sources. In my mind that some got it from their religions simply speaks to the power for good that religions can have.


I can only hope
to emerge from the shadows
of towers and wars
I have to think that the name for that source is called unconditional love, it can be wrapped in any cover, but I believe that is the name for it. Thank you KG.
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very sad. i could only imagine the scene on these planes.


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Originally Posted by Peter Hanson made a second phone call to his father at 09:00:
“It's getting bad, Dad. A stewardess was stabbed. They seem to have knives and Mace. They said they have a bomb. It's getting very bad on the plane. Passengers are throwing up and getting sick. The plane is making jerky movements. I don't think the pilot is flying the plane. I think we are going down. I think they intend to go to Chicago or someplace and fly into a building. Don't worry, Dad. If it happens, it'll be very fast....Oh my God... oh my God, oh my God."

As the call abruptly ended, Hanson's father heard a woman screaming.
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