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bad ppl 
Posted by: sean from manahawkin nj
Sunday September 18, 2005 @ 04:33 PDT
once that day 91101 i was at school and my mom call me down to go home

the day my world stopped i lost my son jason defazio 
Posted by: Roseann Defazio from New Jersey
Thursday September 15, 2005 @ 10:33 PDT
that day started like every other day for me and endded in utter despair. my light of my life died that day ,and my heart has been broken since. there is nothing you can do you are forced to live day after day with this pain that never goes away. ...

build them traller 
Posted by: Richie from NYC
Wednesday September 14, 2005 @ 05:41 PDT
stop with the monument! each floor and hallway can be dedicated to a person who was lost. the attrium can be called "firemans walk". the top floor can be closed just for family members or those who wish to donate. that can be called "heavens balco...

terrifyed 10 year old. 
Posted by: Samantha from Hollywood
Sunday September 11, 2005 @ 10:00 PDT
i was so afraid that day. i was only in 4th grade and my teacher put on the news. it said the twin towers had been hit. one of my aunts worked in the south tower. i thought we lost her. my other aunt worked right across the street from the twin to...

i remember it like it was yesterday 
Posted by: Brian Berard from Bridgewater, MA
Saturday September 10, 2005 @ 06:32 PDT
i was in 6th grade when it happened and i couldnt say a word and i saw the news and it brought a tear to my eye, and every single september 11, it brings a tear to my eye, and i want to thank all the firefigters and police officers, and all the me...

volunteer firefighter 
Posted by: a friend from cant say
Wednesday July 13, 2005 @ 05:27 PDT
i dont have a story but i want to say that i lost a lot of brothers that day i have been a firefighter for 19 years i currently am on leave right now from the fire department i am i the middle east fighting against terrisom and the ones who took t...

Posted by: Josh Weber from Hutchinson
Friday July 08, 2005 @ 07:23 PDT
well i was actually about 16 years old when it happened. not fully aware of what was in store i just blew it off like it was another day and no one really cared. (it seamed). then all of a sudden the news comes on and the reporter is saying that t...

why cant i find 
Posted by: Celestra ghafoor langston from PITTSBURGH
Thursday March 24, 2005 @ 08:10 PST
well my half sister and brother from my father lost their brother the other day the funerals today its suppose to be around 400 people. he was a back up singer for luther vandross, and also wrote music himself. luthers mother is to attend the furn...

shattered peace 
Posted by: J. Bozen from Hagerstown, MD
Wednesday March 23, 2005 @ 06:02 PST
i had taken the day off. i was at one of my favorite fishing spots, along the maryland / pennsylvania border near sabillasville, md. to give you an idea of roughly where -- it's about 200 miles southeast of pittsburgh, and roughly 80 miles northwe...

the t.v. 
Posted by: nicole ferrado from palm coast
Monday March 21, 2005 @ 12:21 PST
when i was in school we were just about to go to art but then there was a phone call and it was my teachers daughter she was in nyc when 911 happened she told my teacher turn on your tv
and she told her she loved her before they hung up. my te...

bye daddy 
Posted by: Victoria Walker from San Antonio
Monday March 07, 2005 @ 05:00 PST
i will never forget that day i was in mrs.becks 8th grade math class when another teacher came in to tell us what had happen we turned the tv on and we watched in a daze about what was happening. my dad's job causes him to travel alot (mainly ny s...

Posted by: Amanda from Naples,FL
Wednesday February 16, 2005 @ 03:47 PST
i was in algebra two, the class had just started and our teacher was going around checking our homework. for the record, our teacher was orginally from new york city. the intercom came on and our teacher hushed everyone so we could hear what the...

thank you for what you do... 
Posted by: Martha from Bronx NYC
Thursday February 03, 2005 @ 06:39 PST
alot of us and me included at one time or another in our lives either mayhave had an argument with a nypd officer or something like that... someone passed too close on the street and pushed us a bit. it all means nothing really. we are all new y...

Posted by: Joey from Orlando
Monday December 27, 2004 @ 08:52 PST
on september 10 2001 my dad and i where on our way to ny because he had a meeting. then we went back to the hotel spent the night there. then at 12:00pm i hear this blast go off. i see the first jet hit the north tower. then i was going to get a d...

on 9-11 
Posted by: ralph l. cumberledge III from Aliquippa,PA
Friday December 17, 2004 @ 10:23 PST
on the 9-11 birthday of every year they should shut down everything in and around ground zero to have a memorial for everyone that died and the president should fly in and be their all day to talk to people and to comfort them

september 11th 
Posted by: Frank from Reno
Thursday December 02, 2004 @ 10:21 PST
9-11-01 was the day i turned 18. i was awaken by my father who wished me a happy birthday and told me what was going on. i turned on my t.v. and just sat in complete disbelief for 15 minutes. people ask me why i celebrate my birthday. my respo...

honey bring me my vest 
Posted by: Mark from Sacramento, CA.
Saturday November 27, 2004 @ 11:36 PST
i work at the port as a police officer. on september 11, 2001, was running late for work. i rushed out of the house in uniform, but without my kevlar vest. that was the first time i had not worn my vest to work. low and behold i got to work a...

at school 
Posted by: Matt from Barre, Vermont
Wednesday November 24, 2004 @ 09:52 PST
i was sitting n band when a couple of girls who had been coming back from dentist apointments came in and told us that there were terorists in ny. that was the fastest i had seen/heard anyting go around a school. our teachers were forced to show ...

spirit of freedom 
Posted by: phillip J. Crom from Allentown, Pa. (formerly Marysville, Calif.)
Tuesday October 12, 2004 @ 04:07 PDT
the price of freedom
copyright cannonball press (first work)
(winner of the 2002 spirit of freedom awards, essay category
from the appeal democrat newpaper of marysville, california.
published monday, september 30, 2002)
(editors co...

Posted by: fernando from las vegas
Wednesday September 29, 2004 @ 08:56 PDT
it was a tragic day i was ay school and all we did was watch the news the news would replay it and it would your heart to see that all the planes crashing into it and all the those lives all i thout about was my famliy all day.

sitting in class on a fateful day! 
Posted by: Marcus from Tulsa, Oklahoma
Wednesday September 22, 2004 @ 10:00 PDT
hey, my name is marcus, and i'm a future airman in the u.s. air force.

on september 11, 2001, i was a sophomore in high school and sitting in first hour marching band, and the principal comes over the intercom and asks all the tea...

cat stevens not allowed into the united states 
Posted by: Martha from NYC
Wednesday September 22, 2004 @ 09:35 PDT
singer of 1960's song: wild world is now anti- american. we should all boycott his songs and his "music".


sep 22, 2004 6:36 am us/eastern
washington (cbs) a plane bound for washingt...

Posted by: Sophie Reynolds from Rockville MD
Monday September 13, 2004 @ 12:56 PDT
i am now in 8th grade but i was in 5th when it was 9/11/01 and it started as a regular school day. we were in the classrooms and they came on the pa and said " turn on your tv's!" and so my teacher turned on the tv and at that exact time we turned...

i would have never imagined.... 
Posted by: Sara from Ahoskie, NC
Saturday September 11, 2004 @ 09:54 PDT
i was sitting in my classroom, on september 11, 2001. we were watching the morning announcements on the televisions in our classrooms when the girl reporting said, "a plane has crashed ito the world trade center". i was in complete and total sho...

Posted by: Kevin from Ashland, KY
Saturday September 11, 2004 @ 05:14 PDT
i remember it like it was yesterday. i was in the 9th grade (i'm now a senior) and we were in an assembly in our school's auditorium. an announcment interupted our guest speaker and said, "teachers, please turn your tvs on. something has happene...

this will be a part of my life as long as i live 
Posted by: Ole Christian Knivedalen from Landskrona, Sweden
Saturday September 11, 2004 @ 01:10 PDT
at that morning, i was home and watched cnn for international news. suddenly all hell broke loose, and i watched as it developed into major havoc and mass death.

i cried out with tears and rage, how this could be generated by people. i'm li...

no respect from other countries?? 
Posted by: Mike from Delray Beach, FL
Saturday September 11, 2004 @ 11:38 PDT
i remember i was at a friends house with some other people skipping school. my friends grandmother was in her last days but still at home there. his parents were gone. we were all watching mtv or bet i believe. out of nowhere the screen i thin...

three years ago today 
Posted by: Lorna from Ireland
Saturday September 11, 2004 @ 10:20 PDT
i was watching oprah winfery show when it was interupted by devastaing news. it took me almost minutes to realise what was happening it was surreal. even though the atlantic divides us with thousand of miles apart my heart went out to people who w...

the real world after september 11th 2001 
Posted by: Martha Cabrera from Bronx, NYC
Saturday September 11, 2004 @ 09:37 PDT
this is a group i created to have a place to go to when i feel too down. on days like today specially... 9/11/04. is my mother's 68th birthday. that was her birthday too, 3 years ago and always will be as it had been. she don't celebrate it an...

where i was on that day... 
Posted by: Martha Cabrera from Bronx, NYC
Saturday September 11, 2004 @ 09:30 PDT
i was home, i'd just gotten up cause i was getting a delivery of a wallunit we ordered from ikea.com. i was 8 1/2 months pregnant. the delivery guys brung our things up... one of the guys tell me i should call coned cause there is really a heavy...

is is? 
Posted by: nothanks from Pgh, PA
Saturday September 11, 2004 @ 04:59 PDT
is it?

tragic day 
Posted by: Raymond, again from New York City
Friday September 10, 2004 @ 11:37 PDT
9/11/2001. who can forget. i was just entering my first year of high school just thirteen years old at the time. i really didnt find out about any of it until about 12pm when the towers had collapsed not too long ago. so i really didnt pay mind to...

just unbelievable! 
Posted by: Raymond from New York City
Friday September 10, 2004 @ 11:33 PDT
9/11/2001. who can forget. i was just entering my first year of high school just thirteen years old at the time. i really didnt find out about any of it until about 12pm when the towers had collapsed not too long ago. so i really didnt pay mind to...

how quickly they forget... 
Posted by: Greg from Cincinnati
Friday September 10, 2004 @ 09:20 PDT
it's amazing how quickly so many people in the usa have forgotten the events of 9/11/01. i'll never forget the empty, helpless feeling when i watched the events unfold. it's time for the bleading hearts to stop whining and let of military take t...

the worst 
Posted by: melody hamm from Quincy ill
Friday September 10, 2004 @ 06:01 PDT
i think the 9 11 01 was a terrible thing i am only 19 and it bothers me . i do not see why people would do this to us it is rude the way i see it we all have the same god and he created all of us. to the people who lost family friends husbands and...

9/11 in my heart 
Posted by: Massimiliano from Trieste - Italia
Tuesday September 07, 2004 @ 03:12 PDT
i'm 28 years old and i grow up believing to be a strong generation without world wars, or any big crimes... now every time i think about 9/11 i can fell the empty within of me... today more than ever..
i love u all. max

shocker of a lifetime! 
Posted by: Mandi from Minnesota
Saturday August 28, 2004 @ 09:32 PDT
i was in 11th grade at the time, sitting in my classroom at school, and somehow my school found out about it- so we turned on the tvs to watch it all happen. i have never been to new york, but i was totally shocked. we didn't do anything in clas...

the day the day some of the world stood still 
Posted by: Marilyn Schmid from New York. Long Island
Friday August 27, 2004 @ 06:38 PDT
september 11,2001 started as a clear blue day .it was the most beautifullest day you can ever picture you see i was at my job early in the morning at my job there are no radios or tv. i found out about the towers from a customer. i still picture ...

hello america 
Posted by: Jack Carroll from Dublin
Thursday August 12, 2004 @ 06:56 PDT
sorry for your troubles!!!
god blees all of you

i though it was an accident 
Posted by: Jason from Milton
Thursday July 22, 2004 @ 10:58 PDT
i had just got to work. a driver came in to drop off some boxes and told us she heard that a plane crashed into "a" tower. my first reaction was this tower was unoccupied and just the pilots were dead. i turned on the tv and that split second t...

9-11 my birthday 
Posted by: stacy byford from jonesboro arkansas
Monday July 12, 2004 @ 12:20 PDT
i always wanted something historical to be on my birthday. but this shall forever more make my birhtday a dreaded day. i was watching in my livingroom. my daughter had stayed home with me that day. the pain that it caused me will forever be scetch...

i hope that nobody forgets that day 
Posted by: Dustin from Deslouge Missouri
Saturday July 03, 2004 @ 11:46 PDT
if u forget that day u mise well look at it like i do if u forget all of the 343 firefighters that died that day trying to save all of the people in the world trade centers u mise well for get about every thing else because if it ws not for fire ...

i wont forget wat happend on 9-11-01 
Posted by: Dustin from Desloge
Saturday July 03, 2004 @ 11:42 PDT
i remember that day as plain as day. that was a day that should have never happend. i am on the local fire department and i will always remember because i have 343 on my leather front and i also have i think of all of my fallen brothers. if u was ...

i changed on 9/11 
Tuesday May 18, 2004 @ 08:21 PDT
how can i put in words what i felt the day the wtc fell. as a native new yorker i saw those two wonderful buildings being built. when they where finished my parents took me and my sister into the city and we went to the top of the world that day....

Posted by: Richard Patterson from Denison, Texas
Tuesday May 11, 2004 @ 11:18 PDT
on september 11th, i was at home sleeping on my living room couch, with my dad on the other watching the early morning news. he woke me up and said that a plane accidentally flew into the world trade center. i woke up and saw it and was starting t...

i thougth it was a movie. 
Posted by: Tai Dunlap from Mobile AL
Tuesday May 04, 2004 @ 12:16 PDT
i was in the 11th grade, i was at school and i was going to my second class of the day.i went to my locker and my friend was telling me how she had saw this plane crash in to the world trade center. i asked her "what movie were they looking at in ...

sad story 
Posted by: c from n.y
Saturday May 01, 2004 @ 08:40 PDT
it was like a normal day at school but not today frist i was in school in 4th grade then a parents came in the class room and said the world trade center was hit by a planes everybody was in shook then the teacher give the parent a glass of water ...

i need help???????? 
Posted by: samantha from industry
Friday April 16, 2004 @ 05:41 PDT
where can i find a plane crash at summerset in 9-11-01??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

a prementition the day before 9/11/01 
Posted by: Paul from Bakersfield CA
Tuesday April 13, 2004 @ 03:40 PDT
well 09/10/01 started out like any other day just take care of the chores and go to work but the night of 09/10/01 my friend calls me up and says "let's go to the airport and watch some aircraft come in" so i said "ok". so we watched an american a...

angels looking down 
Posted by: Sara Smith from Lufkin, TX
Tuesday April 06, 2004 @ 09:41 PDT
on 9-11-01 i was sitting in my english iii class and we were writing poetry. well we didn't have any idea what was going on in new york. so the poem that i wrote was just what thought were going through my head. heres my peom:


Posted by: Artie Danger from Dunsmuir Ca.
Tuesday March 30, 2004 @ 08:31 PST

i struggled to open my becks,
after taking a look at mt.shasta
i thought, spy'n f***ers i'll give
mt.shasta a f***'n twin for this,
and i don't give a f*** if i have
bomb this sh** out of mt.shas...

my reaction to 911 
Posted by: maria lopinto from new york city
Monday March 29, 2004 @ 01:17 PST
when i found out from a schoolaide that a plane crashed into the world trade center, i looked at him like it's expected of a plane to hit the towers for whatever reasons (bad whether, incompetence by pilot).
as time went by i went up...

go out and fly your f***ing alkyda ! 
Posted by: Artie Danger from Dunsmuir Ca.
Sunday March 28, 2004 @ 05:03 PST
so i cracked open anouther beer,
or may it was the first.it was 4/05/01
i moved in my bug infested castle,
spy'n f***ers!got a can of george w.retard
out of the cubburd, had a few 767s fly'n
arround in the pl...

that dreadful day of sept 11 2001 
Posted by: RANDY from NEW YORK
Thursday March 18, 2004 @ 08:41 PST
on a beautiful sept tuesday morning i was on my job working for the nyc dept of sanitation, me and my coworker was taking a truck to nj from nyc to be dumped around 8:30am, we got to the dumped unloaded no problem then on the way back to the highw...

the terrorist attacks 
Posted by: Shannon from (then) Williamsburg, VA (now) Battle Creek, MI
Friday February 06, 2004 @ 11:05 PST
“breaking news! the world trade center, known as the twin towers, has just been attacked!” terrifying words like these were heard on almost every channel of every television across the nation. september 11, 2001, now infamously named, “the 9...

the day the towers came down 
Posted by: Steven Dale from Louisville
Sunday February 01, 2004 @ 04:55 PST
i never knew much about why we were hated by other's. i was watching the television on september 11 2001,and i seen the first building on fire and thought it was something other but a terrorist attack. i hollered and told a freind that the buildin...

my poem that i made for september 11th 2001 
Posted by: Amy from Aston
Friday January 30, 2004 @ 07:21 PST
saddened america

hearts shattered, childeren scattered
people wondering what to do.
"this is war" said a man outside the door
people screamed in fright at the horrible sight because they wanted to see no more.

scream in my heart 
Posted by: Kati J from Los Angeles
Friday January 23, 2004 @ 11:35 PST
he was screamming!! come down stair! come now!!! i thought it was just another bad tamper issue again! so what, leave him alone i'll be safe here. and he sceaming again, again.. with horror? that's first time. then he knock the my parent's bedr...

remembering the tragedy 
Posted by: Ramses Altamirano from Northridge, Ca.
Sunday January 11, 2004 @ 11:04 PST
i remember like if it was yesterday. i was geting out of bed. i turned on the news like i did every morning. and all i see was the was one of the towers was hit. i could not believe what i was seeing. it was like an action thriller movie. but yet ...

lieutenant deputy sheriff 
Posted by: Carl from Leadville
Thursday January 01, 2004 @ 09:02 PST
i was standing in front of my t.v. in my motel room, getting ready to go to a crime scene class. i was watching good morning america, when all of a sudden, they showed the first tower hit. a woman was on the telephone with bryan gumble. she said t...

just remembering 
Posted by: Danielle from Lakeland
Wednesday December 31, 2003 @ 12:23 PST
i was in middle school, in my hometown of buffalo, ny. i was in algebra when we got the news...around ten. my guidance counselor came in, pulled my teacher aside and spoke to him in private. my classmates and i continued with our work, thinking no...

remember when? 
Posted by: j from san antonio
Friday December 12, 2003 @ 02:44 PST
it was monday night and i with a couple of friends playing cards and watching the denver broncos play monday night football. i always remember that game because mcafrey broke is leg after he made a catch. i stayed with a friend and his girlfrien...

puerto rico 
Posted by: Neisha Torres from Puerto Rico
Sunday December 07, 2003 @ 04:04 PST
i was taking my photography class in my college in puerto rico. but was not until 11:40 pm i noticed what was going on. i was walking in the lobby and i saw a bunch of classmates in front of the television. when i came near to saw what was so impo...

nós nunca esqueceremos - we will never forget... 
Posted by: Fernando O. Correa from Lins - SP - Brasil
Saturday November 22, 2003 @ 01:19 PST
eu estava na faculdade na aula de estatística, quando deu o intervalo saimos pra cantina e vimos pela tv quando o segundo avião bateu em uma das torres.
ninguem acreditava no que estava vendo, parecia até um filme de hollywood. quando cheguei e...

i was shocked that this could happen 
Posted by: SideStep from flint
Saturday November 15, 2003 @ 01:58 PST
were i was when the airplane hit tower. i was at school talking to all of my friends.
till my princeable came in and told us that the first plane hit when i heard that i thought it was nothing to worry about. then about 15 mins later he came b...

the great towers 
Posted by: Christopher Adair from Millville,NJ
Friday November 07, 2003 @ 10:32 PST
about two years ago the twin towers fell.
and i do wish osama bin laden goes straight to hell.
but thats never gonna happen
because the only thing to do is just sit and imagine.

i thought it was happening again 
Posted by: Chrissy from buckhannon,wva
Wednesday October 22, 2003 @ 11:32 PDT
i was living in el reno oklahoma at that time, and i was also out there when the oklahoma city bombing happened. i woke up that morning to the news, and i thought the city was bombed again, i couldnt stop crying, then i found out it was the twin t...

Posted by: India from CALIFORNIA
Monday October 13, 2003 @ 09:25 PDT
i feel sorry for 9-11-01 so i want to share
my feelings iam crying right now becuse my family was killed there in that building

disbelief & disgust 
Posted by: "dave" from Brooklyn
Tuesday October 07, 2003 @ 09:21 PDT
i remember that morning as if it were a few days ago. it started out real nice as i can remember.
i was on the express bus, and had just entered manhattan. it was a beautiful day. i remember saying to myself as the bus stopped at the world t...

Posted by: Megan from Cumming
Tuesday September 30, 2003 @ 03:42 PDT
hey i'm 13 and this is what happened to me on 9/11/01.during 9-11 i was in school in 6th grade. we had just gotten done taking a test that all 6th graders in ga had to take. it was one of those fill in the bubble tests and we were taking them all ...

you are controled by emotions 
Posted by: reality from zion
Saturday September 27, 2003 @ 03:18 PDT
there is way more information for you to view than fox


the day my heart broke 
Posted by: Samantha from Hollywood
Friday September 26, 2003 @ 06:29 PDT
i was in fourth grade at the time and i heard the teachers talking about something happening in new york.i was born in ny and i wanted to find out what had happened. the teacher turned on the tv and i saw what happened and cryed, for my 2 aunts co...

a day never to forget 
Posted by: Kodee from Alliance, Ne
Thursday September 25, 2003 @ 03:55 PDT
i remember i was at my house when a friend came over and told me that 2 airplanes had crashed into the world trade centers, and i was like "oh, yeah?" not really knowing that much about the centers. after i got to work, it was all over the radio a...

hard to believe 
Posted by: Ted Fox from Concord, Massachusetts
Thursday September 25, 2003 @ 02:37 PDT
i specifically remember it was my senior year of high school and i was sitting waiting for our media studies class to begin, when a friend of mine came in announcing that one of the towers were hit by a plane. i responded with "yeah, haha what bul...

september 11, 2001 
Posted by: Sara from Mooresville
Tuesday September 23, 2003 @ 04:29 PDT
i remember that horrible day. i was sitting in my fifth grade class room and my principal came on the intercom and said for the teachers to turn on the tv's and that something horrible had happened. before that day i really didnt care about what h...

god bless amer ica our home sweet home 
Posted by: amberly from mooresville
Tuesday September 23, 2003 @ 04:03 PDT
i was sitting in science class (5th grade) listening to my teacher when another teacher came in an screamed turn on the tv tun on the tv.i remember it like it was yesterday all those people that lost thier lives it made me feel as if i were there ...

my grandfather is now in heaven 
Posted by: Delia Rae from Upstate New York
Wednesday September 17, 2003 @ 06:03 PDT
i'm a senior now, but my sophmore year, on 9/11/01, i was in math class when my teacher came in crying. all classes were in pure pandamonium. it wasn't until 9th period (german) that the teacher finally risked her job to let us watch the footage(w...

boyfriend and his brother 
Posted by: Melissa from North Attleboro
Saturday September 13, 2003 @ 10:00 PDT
ok my boyfriend was in the marine corp for 11 months about 3 years ago and i kno what you are thinking... thats nothing. but he was honorably discharged or something like that becasue his mother was very sick she had brain cancer. then about 6 mon...

creepy reading 
Posted by: Markie from Bethel Ohio
Saturday September 13, 2003 @ 07:34 PDT
this is really creepy. i am not lying and am not phony. i am in the 7th grade now and was in the 5th grade when the attacks happened. i was in the school library, reading a book about new york, being that it was my social studies project topic...

i was just training for blue cross, blue shield in houston 
Posted by: Angie from Houston
Saturday September 13, 2003 @ 03:45 PDT
it was about an hour into our training that cell phones began to ring.

as we listened to the radio we heard about the pentagon strike and that is when i began to cry.

we were sent home, but for weeks though thousands of miles away, w...

9-11-01 nyc survivor 
Posted by: Erik B from Bethel, CT
Friday September 12, 2003 @ 07:32 PDT
i have my story to tell, and will post it in this forum soon.
i just wanted to say thanks to all the people whom have posted kind and heart felt words concerning the attacks of two years ago. i have been feeling down (probably more so than usu...

this sucks 
Posted by: rah from rockford ill
Friday September 12, 2003 @ 08:08 PDT
my point of view evey thing tha happen sucks


bush caused september 11th: 
Posted by: Chad Brooks from Austin,Texas
Friday September 12, 2003 @ 02:20 PDT
ok september 11th waz a bad day we all know that but if u wanta reflections on the more than 3,000 lives lost on sept. 11, 2001 then take ur heads out of the sand and look around you bush is not a good prez so lets all get rid of bush before there...

day to remember 
Posted by: Maria Hilton from Chester NY
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 10:33 PDT
it hardly seems like two years have passed since that morning, when on my way out to work, i was told about the attack on our beautiful city.i clean houses, and by the time we got to our first house. i watched on tv the second plane hit it felt so...

i miss my cousin 
Posted by: Eugene Makhouleen from Toronto, Canada
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 07:45 PDT
when the attack happened, it was a beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky, i was 13. i was just enetering class, when i did i talked to my teacher and went to math. at around 9:15 or so , my teacher came in and said thet both of the towers are down...

where i was on september 11 
Posted by: Rachel Dianne H. from Federal Way
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 07:30 PDT
when the towers got attacked on september 11th i was playing a computer game. i didnt not know what was happening in new york until i went to my bus stop.
danny was there he told me that america had got attacked. i did not believe him and as...

the day 
Posted by: Rebekah Bruner from Romulus
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 07:16 PDT
i was in school when it happened and i was in one of the last classes to know! i asked my next teacher why she was crying and she told me about the towers. at this time the plane had not hit the pentagon! she turned on the tv because by this time ...

my dad flew to kuwait... 
Posted by: Keely Doyle from Terre Haute
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 05:35 PDT
i was terrified that i might lose my dad. you see, he flew his jet to kuwait. he was gone for a while. i thought that while i slept, that he might not come home. there were a couple of kids in my school where their fathers were in iraq or somewher...

a day that i will never forget !! 
Posted by: Stephanie from San Antonio
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 05:31 PDT
well i just wanted to say that iam thankful for all the heros that distroyed thier own lives for other people and now my brother was in iraq and gave us freedom.. well
" god bless america"

a day i will never forget 
Posted by: corey huntley from stafford spring ct
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 04:51 PDT
i worl for an auto parts store and i was the first one in my store to here about it. as a huge howard stern fan, i was listening to him in my truck as it happened and as soon as i got back i made the manager change the chanel. the day had to go on...

i feel sorry for all those people that died 
Posted by: yovelyn Reyes from bronx
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 03:41 PDT
that day i was in school and thats when i found out that the wwc fell down,thats was the day that change the whole world. now my unlce is in irqa trying to get our freedom.

Posted by: america from america
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 03:34 PDT
i am so thakful for all the hero's that have died for me, and for all of our freedom.all i wanted to say was that god bless america!!

how 9/11 affected me 
Posted by: Adam Hein from Mason, Ohio
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 02:08 PDT
september 11th affected me in a couple ways. well first off people from our hometown died because of the terrorists and not to mention that all those innocent people on the plane died for no reason. it was the terrorists that took over...

i was in history class i will nenver forget 
Posted by: Mary Kate from Cabot
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 10:51 PDT
i was in 8th grade when the attack on america happened i was in 2nd period history. i remember everything that happened. i was a teachers aid for 2nd period and the teacher from next door came in and said turn on the tv the wtc had a plane hit ...

met my boyfriend on the one year anniversary of 9/11 
Posted by: Jessica from Old Bridge NJ
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 10:50 PDT
two years ago today the towers fell and changed our lives. i was a senior in high school and was on my lunch break when i heard the news, my friend's father had died in the second tower. but it was the one year anniversary that held a blessing in ...

stars and stripes forever 
Posted by: Justin Nash from Atlantic Beach
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 10:35 PDT
when the fallling of the twin towers happened, i was in week 5 of coast guard boot camp. we were at the pistol range eating lunch. our company commander came in and told us that there was an attack on america, that terrorists had flown planes in...

Posted by: Ashley Smith from Strasburg, OH
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 10:26 PDT
i have only seen my husband cry twice...at the birth of our daughter in 1999 and on 9/11/01. one of his best friends from the marine corps is a police officer in lower manhatten. we tried for days to reach him...when we finally reached him, we fo...

everything happens for a reason 
Posted by: Joseph Amuso from brooklyn
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 09:48 PDT
today is september 11 2003 my son turns 2 years old today. in october 2000 i met a woman 2 months months later on christmas my son joseph was conceived,one month later on my birthday jan.16 i bought a pregnancy test in the concourse of the world t...

i was in school. 
Posted by: Jason Skilnyk from Indianapolis
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 09:46 PDT
i was in school taking the istep test when several other teachers came into the room and started talking about the attacks. most of the student who where taking the test werer done and ready to leave the class. then over the tv screen(we have ou...

watching in disbelief 
Posted by: Lisa from Milwaukee
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 08:52 PDT
i was at work when i heard it on the radio. listening in disbelief about the horrible event. they brought tvs into the office where everyone stood and watched in disbelief about what was happening. such a unnecessary tradegy to happen. god bless ...

i was in school 
Posted by: John Hendry from Mobile
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 08:17 PDT
i was on my way to homeroom and i saw people in the hallway crying. i had no idea what had happened. when i got into the room, i looked at the t.v. and my heart jumped into my throat. i couldn't believe my eyes. i stood there watching and praying ...

Posted by: Elena Martinez from Hamilton, ONT
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 08:12 PDT
my name is elena, i'm 19 years old and i live in hamilton,ontario, canada it's about 12 hours away from n.y.c and i have family that lives there. i've been to n.y before and i love it, and when the terrorist attacks happened i felt really bad for ...

a blessing on a bad day! 
Posted by: Shanna Jay from Fort Benning, Georgia
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 07:42 PDT
my husband was in the delivery room, i was there to. i was giving birth to our only child. we had the tv one when the news of the first plane hitting. we thought is was an accident. i asked them the turn it off. my husband and doctor, both be...

where i was when america was attacked 
Posted by: Donna Woodard from Skowhegan, Maine
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 07:21 PDT
my mother-in-law called and asked us if we were watching tv. we said, no, why? she said, i cant explain it, just turn on the tv. so we did, and we were speechless. i took my daughter in my hands and didnt let her go for the whole day!! it is ...

scared out of my mind!! 
Posted by: Jen from Davidsonville, MD
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 06:51 PDT
on the 9/11/01, i was working at the census bureau in suitland, md. i remember first hearing that a plane hit the wtc over the radio. we all gathered around the little t.v. (with rabbit ears) in the kitchen watching good morning america, then he...

not effected, but changed... 
Posted by: Gregrey M. Ault from Lawton, Oklahoma
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 06:35 PDT
i woke up with a hangover on my buddies couch to see him, and his wife staring at the t.v. screen. as i looked through the dust and smoke of an explosion i said, "what happened somebody fall asleep smoking a cigarette?" i looked up at my b...

at home scared, ahhhhhhhhh 
Posted by: BRETT A from West Fargo
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 05:57 PDT
well, i was sitting watching good morning america with my sister, when all of a sudden newsbreak occurred and it said that wtc north tower has been hit. i told my sister its' the terrorists, but my sister told me that no one would do that. it ha...

day of many tears 
Posted by: Julia from Idaho
Thursday September 11, 2003 @ 01:16 PDT
i remember the morning it happened. i was a junior in high school. i had just gotten out of the shower when my dad yelled at me to see what had happened. i couldn't believe my eyes. i just stared in amazement. i had to hurry to get to school becau...

at school in nj 
Posted by: Franco from West Caldwell
Wednesday September 10, 2003 @ 08:09 PDT
i remember being in my 8th grade math class. we had another teacher walk in with a paper. my teacher read it. she said "2 planes hit the wtc" and we all thought it was a math problem. we were in shock when we found out it was true. at first i thou...

my adventure in new york 
Posted by: Mandi Diehl from Indianapolis
Wednesday September 10, 2003 @ 03:35 PDT
hello, my name is mandi. i am 13 years old. at the time of the terror attaks i was only 11. i remember we were in our 6th grade classroom at garden city elementary. the teacher walked in and was crying. she told us that in new york city 2 pla...

thinking of friend and grandfather 
Posted by: dennis from ogden, utah
Tuesday September 09, 2003 @ 04:36 PDT
on the morning of the 11 i was just waking up in the morning it was about 7 over here, i didnt get much sleep because of the day before on the 10 i had just put on of my good friends to rest at the age of 23, wich he did not get to celibrate becau...

i was at work. . . 
Posted by: Rob from Norfolk
Tuesday September 09, 2003 @ 06:46 PDT
i was at work when i found out. . .i worked in a lab, and i had just come downstairs on the elevator when one of the grad students i know said "did you hear that a plane hit the wtc?" i immediately told him he was full of crap, but then just on a...

"don't wake me up if it's not important" 
Posted by: Megan from Burlington, NC
Sunday September 07, 2003 @ 06:57 PDT
the phone rang somewhere around nine in the morning, i'm not sure the exact time, because my clock's always either fast or slow. it was my friend mike, as usual, calling too early in the morning. i write for a living, and he knows that i stay up u...

on the road 
Posted by: Brian from Cleveland Ohio
Friday September 05, 2003 @ 03:00 PDT
i was on the road, driving a truck, when a call came over the cb that "they got the world trade center again". that's all that was said. there was no mention of it on any of the news radio staions yet, but shortly after that call i finally h...

Posted by: Brittany N from Coarsegold, CA
Thursday September 04, 2003 @ 08:57 PDT
on 9-11, i had just woken up and my mom was watching tv. she told me that a plane had hit the world trade center. while i was getting ready for school, another plane hit the building. my mom said that she was just watching the building burn...and ...

Thursday September 04, 2003 @ 01:29 PDT
on september 11, 2001 i was getting ready for work when my husband called me into the room to look at the tv which was on cnn at the time. as i came through the doorway of our bedroom the second plane was heading straight for the south tower. i ...

Posted by: Alyssa from Allentown
Wednesday September 03, 2003 @ 12:25 PDT
hi...my name is alyssa berger...im 12 years old.when this happened i was in my social studies class...this was very distrubing finding out thats they couldnt find my aunt... i tried to call her house from the office phone but she wouldnt pick up! ...

Posted by: Chris from midwest
Saturday August 30, 2003 @ 08:59 PDT
i had just graduated from high school 3 months earlier, and i was working at hy-vee, three of us were standing around talking next to the grill, when are dean came up too us, and told us that his wife just called him, and told him the first world ...

the day i will never forget 
Posted by: Jason from Charlotte,NC
Friday August 29, 2003 @ 03:02 PDT
i was starting a new job in loss prevention and had gotten up that morning when my pager went off. i had a news update and as i read it it said a plane had hit the world trade center. i thought how could a plane it the tower, it must have been sma...

cried on the phone 
Posted by: Cheryl from Dayton
Friday August 29, 2003 @ 12:08 PDT
i was cleaning my carpets, not watching tv. my husband was flying that day. he flies 2 times a year, and that was one of them. he called to tell me, "don't worry, i'm fine" i asked him what he meant. he told me to turn on the tv, i did, and i...

my life will never be the same 
Posted by: Dave from Kentwood,Mi
Friday August 29, 2003 @ 11:45 PDT
i was at work and i saw the first plane accident on the tv in the break room. it was hard to believe what was going on. my cell phone started to ring as my friend from austin, tx called me to see if i had heard what was going on. she was scared as...

Posted by: manda from boston
Monday August 25, 2003 @ 02:02 PDT
well on 9-11-01 i was at the clinic with my newborn for her first check up, and while i was waiting very patiently in the waiting room for her to be called i was watching the tv. all of a sudden there were news flashes that the twin towers had bee...

boot camp 
Posted by: Carbon copy from bradenton
Saturday August 23, 2003 @ 07:58 PDT
it was the same old day at the boot camp nobody was aware of the event until we lined up out side the hatch(door) i was at the front of the line. we were suppose to be facing forward but i wasn't, i was looking straight at the tv and listening to ...

boot camp 
Posted by: Cody Conyers from bradenton
Saturday August 23, 2003 @ 07:57 PDT
it was the same old day at the boot camp nobody was aware of the event until we lined up out side the hatch(door) i was at the front of the line. we were suppose to be facing forward but i wasn't, i was looking straight at the tv and listening to ...

how i heard about the twin towers being destroyed 
Posted by: Ana from Los Angeles
Tuesday August 19, 2003 @ 03:54 PDT
when i heard about what happened in new york, i was in my bed ready to go to school. i went to the restroom and turned the radio on to a local radio station and thats when i heard that the twin towers were collapsing and i was socked and turned th...

rude awakening 
Posted by: Char-Lez Braden from Sarasota, FL
Monday August 18, 2003 @ 07:11 PDT
i was asleep when my father called. he didn't say hello or anything just "turn on your tv. sh** is happening. they just hit the world trace center."

my world stopped. the rest of the world went on. people were working all around me doi...

the day of infamy 
Posted by: John Lacy from Middletown Ohio
Thursday August 14, 2003 @ 07:54 PDT
9-11-01. who will ever forget those numbers? who will ever forget the t.v screen? who will ever forget the thoughts, who will ever forget the fear? i remember waking up much earlier then usual that day, usually i turn on the tv and go directl...

Posted by: Jennifer from Kansas
Monday August 11, 2003 @ 02:30 PDT
5 am 9-11-01 i woke up out of a sound sleep & was wide awake! i am not a morning person but i was up, i went to the kitchen toasted a bagel & poured a glass of juice. i went back to bed & clicked on abc news, thinking... aw i have 7 hrs until i ha...

Posted by: D. Todd Bishop from Roanoke, VA
Friday August 08, 2003 @ 07:45 PDT
i'm a truck driver and on that life altering morning, i was heading out of the city on the throng neck bridge. when all of a sudden the traffic came to a stop and i was asking what was going on ( on the cb radio ). i tried calling my wife and wa...

Posted by: Jarred from Suggs
Friday August 08, 2003 @ 05:40 PDT
i was stationed in guantanamo bay, cuba when the attacks took place. i was on our smoke deck talking with one of my co-workers. all of a sudden he said "a plane just hit one of the twin towers!". obviously my initial reaction was disbelief, the...

"why god" 
Posted by: Billy Mason from Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Thursday July 31, 2003 @ 09:35 PDT
on 9/11, i was in school. i was in the 7th grade, in english class. as soon as it all started, the entrie school was stop in front of the classrooms' tv's. there wasn't a soul there who wasn't crying. even i was which is rare for me. all i ca...

pass alarms 
Posted by: Anonymous from North Jersey
Saturday July 26, 2003 @ 01:33 PDT
when i got out of our ambulance at the world trade center site early september 12th around 3am i threw up. all you could smell was jet fuel and burning flesh. as a firefighter/emt all i heard was those pass alarms of the hundreds of firefighters...

my thoughts on 9/11 
Posted by: John Polatz from Key West, Florida
Tuesday July 22, 2003 @ 08:06 PDT
my wife, susan, and i were residents of baltimore on 9/11, and susan was working at the federal reserve in dc on constitution avenue (across from the department of state). i remember dropping susan off at the marc train station in baltimore at 7:...

for the ones up above......... 
Posted by: Jackie from Gardnerville, NV
Sunday July 20, 2003 @ 12:45 PDT
you don't know me but i have heard of you. i am sorry for what happened and they are too. there's nothing we can say there is nothing we can do to bring you back to the "family" crew. i am sorry your life had to end that day i just wish there coul...

the beginning of my college career; the beginning of a whole new 
Posted by: Sarah M. Weigman from Alexandria, VA
Sunday July 13, 2003 @ 09:31 PDT
september 11, 2001. i had just arrived on campus in richmond, va two weeks earlier, and classes were only in their second week. i was still pining for the life i lead at home, in alexandria, va...just minutes away from the pentagon and washington,...

my load in justice's blind face 
Posted by: mitch from conner
Sunday July 13, 2003 @ 02:57 PDT
ever notice justice is not only blind, but hot!!
i just wanted to share with you ignorant white trash

Posted by: Amy Miller from Jacksboro
Sunday July 13, 2003 @ 07:24 PDT
i was laying on the couch watching "little house on the prarie" when they broke in with live footage and for a few minutes i thought it was all a joke until the phone starting ringing and everyone started asking me if i was watcing the news.

a flash of life 
Posted by: Eric M. from Billerica
Wednesday July 09, 2003 @ 08:50 PDT
when i came home from working a graveyard shift at about 630am colorado time i was about to fall asleep right after i turned on the t.v.. when i discovered an airliner had just slammed into one of the twin towers.at the time i thought it was an ac...

the lost of a friends love one! 
Posted by: Dianne from Boston
Wednesday July 09, 2003 @ 02:00 PDT
at the time i worked at mars music in somerville, mass. one early morning on
9-11-01 i was waking up to go to work at 8:00am to go to work at 10:30am so i take the bus and i seen nobody in the bus. i go to work i walk in to the break room to p...

the day we will never forget get but we will avenge 
Posted by: MIke Sandoval from Fishkill ny
Tuesday July 08, 2003 @ 12:34 PDT
i was going to school and first and second period were great but when i had gym third thats when weird stuff started happening our gym teacher stoped us five times when we were playing basketball but he didnt want to make any body feel bad so he ...

a day that changed us all. 
Posted by: Robert Taylor Jr. from Severn MD.
Saturday July 05, 2003 @ 06:44 PDT
when the attacks of sept. 11 2001 i was in school. we weren't told about the incident but i knew something was up because alot of people from my school was leaving. something i've never seen before. anyway this has affected me alot because i didn...

Posted by: Kayla from Irondale
Thursday July 03, 2003 @ 05:40 PDT
i remember that day perfect. i was in math class and my teacher went out in the hall to talk to someone and she came back in and said trun the t.v off so we did and she told us what happened. a lot of peolpe got mad and alot got scared i got both....

Posted by: Steve from Long Island
Monday June 30, 2003 @ 01:00 PDT
the day that'll go down in infamy...a day ill never forget...i was sitting in my 10th grade english class and i remember my teacher who was the calmest, coolest guy stepped out in the hall to talk to someone...he comes back with an expression i ha...

the morning of september 11th, 2001 
Posted by: Stefani from Meridian, ID
Friday June 27, 2003 @ 07:48 PDT
my daughter was only 1 1/2 months old that morning. i was living with a friend of mine, and she woke me up and said " america is under attack" i didn't know if i was waking up from a bad dream or what. i got up and prepared a bottle for my daug...

Posted by: Candace from Hampton
Thursday June 19, 2003 @ 10:16 PDT
when the twin towers were struck that morning, i remember just dancing in my room to music that morning, not knowing that others would never dance again because a cruel and terrible act had been done by terrorists who stole innocent lives. i was s...

god bless 
Posted by: chandler from waterford
Wednesday June 04, 2003 @ 06:03 PDT
hi my name is chandler and im 11 years old and i have spent a long time on this and im just want to tell everyone who cares that there are people out there that care and im one of them! god bless america i love you to death i know that weve been d...

my father who died. 
Posted by: natalie from new york,ny
Thursday May 22, 2003 @ 10:50 PDT
september 11 2001, was the worst day for me, my father die. we were really close. he was working that day in the building, and i went up there to give him his breakfast. then i herd people screaming. i looked out the window and saw that the other ...

john's death 
Posted by: Tony from Rochester, NY
Wednesday May 21, 2003 @ 07:01 PDT
my brother john and i were in new york city... he died.

my salute: the reason we have holidays!! 
Posted by: Brandon Edwards from Memphis,Tn
Wednesday May 21, 2003 @ 06:32 PDT
to some memorial day and labor day is just another day out of school or work, but when i think about memorial day & labor day, i think about all the soldiers that have died for a cause. these holidays are here for a reason and that is to send our...

Posted by: rancidgrrl158 from chino
Thursday May 08, 2003 @ 07:48 PDT

hey ppl, i know this has nothing to do with 9-11,but im me somtime, k? k! bye!

to know n.y.c. is to love n.y.c. 
Posted by: casey nunez from new orleans
Wednesday May 07, 2003 @ 01:20 PDT
my grandfather was a pitcher with the yankees and for many years ive preformed all over the country with the royal hanneford circus.doing dates in white plains,poughkeepsie,yonkers ect.the last time i was on the george washington bridge i felt a u...

i could not move a muscle! 
Posted by: Roy Rhino from Newport Beach
Thursday May 01, 2003 @ 04:26 PDT
at the time of the 9/11 disaster, i was riding my bike down the boardwalk in newport beach as you would find me almost every early morning. i heard some women talking on cell phones and yelling to each other to turn on their tv sets. i wondered ...

rememberence and will not forget 
Posted by: melissa from galloway new jersey
Wednesday April 30, 2003 @ 02:23 PDT
this day will not ever be forgotten and always remembered. on this day, i gave birth to my son. i almost lost him, too. i thank god everyday that i was able to keep him. my heart also, goes out to those who lost family members and friends. ma...

my freedom 
Posted by: matt jodoin from danielson CT
Monday April 28, 2003 @ 05:57 PDT
the day before september 11th i was totally aware of my freedom that i had and went on with my day as usaul. but the next morning while in school there was some rumor that went around that planes had hit the world trade center.
but of course as...

complete awe 
Posted by: melissa from watertown, Mn
Thursday April 24, 2003 @ 03:13 PDT
the night before sep.11, my husband and i with our children were driving home and stopped to watch fireworks off in the distance. i felt completely safe and truly unaware of our freedom we take for granted. the next morning my mother called from...

''bad feeling'' 
Posted by: Kristina from Hiawassee
Tuesday April 22, 2003 @ 01:55 PDT
i remember waking up that morning to get ready for school. i am the type of person that has bad feelings about stuff, and that perticular day i knew something bad was sturring. i asked my dad if i could stay out of school and he said no i needed t...

Posted by: Tracey from Bath NY
Sunday April 13, 2003 @ 11:45 PDT
i never had the pleasure of knowing anyone personally that died september 11 2001, and in a way i feel guilty for thinking i have the right to express the feelings i had that day because what i felt was nothing compared to the pain those people an...

day i gave birth to my son 
Posted by: MELISSA from GALLOWAY
Thursday April 03, 2003 @ 12:57 PST
this was a very sad and happy day for myself and family. i gave birth to my son and almost lost him. i thank god for giving me him and not losing him. but, to the families who lost friend and family members i grieve there losses as well. may go...

even in a small town 
Posted by: Kelly B. from Pomfret Center, CT
Monday March 31, 2003 @ 11:13 PST
on that bright sunny day i was at work when a co-worker came to ask me where the world trade center was. in new york i said somebody has just flown plane into it. icalled my husband to tell him to turn on the tv "oh my god it happenned again!" th...

the call 
Posted by: Miles Blatstein from Lafayette Hill, Pa (outside philadelphia)
Wednesday March 26, 2003 @ 07:02 PST
ring! ring! hello!
yes this is brian can i speak to miles.
oh hey bri it is me.
hey turn on any channel.
okay. why?
you'll see
oh my g-d!
told you so!
i looked on the tv screen and i droped my mouth the twin towers are on f...

my brother 
Tuesday March 25, 2003 @ 07:46 PST

my brother 
Posted by: martin ortiz from port saint lucie, florida
Tuesday March 25, 2003 @ 05:01 PST
i was in my living room, placing tile down. at some point my now wife, called ,me and told me to turn the news on. i did and thought that the hole in the building was a small plane that went through it. never did i imagine what would come. never w...

there was nothing i could do!!! 
Posted by: Lynn Sanders from Ft. Worth
Wednesday March 19, 2003 @ 02:01 PST
i was home in ft. worth pregant with my daughter who was born on march 20, 2002. her father was from new york city and had family still there. even thou i don't know any my heart was with the all. at the time i was seperated from my other two chil...

my day on 9.11.01 
Posted by: Brandon Whalen from Lake Dallas, TX
Tuesday March 18, 2003 @ 01:04 PST
well i remember that it was a tuesday morning and it was a "b-day" (block schedualing) at school. i remember that i didn't want to go to school so i just layed there and waited for my mom to come in and yell at me to get out of bed and go to schoo...

where i was on 9/11/01 
Posted by: Jen from Farmington, CT
Wednesday March 12, 2003 @ 09:37 PST
the "weird" thing for me was my family and i were just in nyc on 9/2/01 for a day out of the house. we drove up the strip by the wtc towers and took a picture of them. a week later i was at work when a co-worker walked by and said, "a plane just...

where was i?, who i called first? 
Posted by: Jerome Madden from Cincinnati, Ohio
Tuesday March 11, 2003 @ 05:59 PST
i was in 3rd bell at oak hills high school when the princpal me over the pa and told all teachers to turn on the tv to cnn. i used my friends cell phone and called my mom. just to make sure she was ok.

forgotten day 
Posted by: Rachel from Glendale
Tuesday March 11, 2003 @ 11:10 PST
september 11, 2001 was a day that we all thought we would never forget, yet our falgs are comming down, 'proud to be an american' bumper stickers are peeling off of cars and most people are getting over it. maybe the day we all thought we would n...

our trip to the us 
Posted by: Kaylene from Sydney, Australia
Sunday March 09, 2003 @ 07:04 PST
my husband and i were on holiday in the usa, we had only been there 4 days and we were due to fly out of la the morning of sept 11 to my brother in laws place in knoxville iowa. what a scary time....we were told the airports we going to be closed...

september 11 
Posted by: rachael from melbourne, australia
Sunday March 09, 2003 @ 06:37 PST
the live broadcast came to austalia at just bout midnite, i was asleep. when i woke up it was a grey, rainy day. my mum walked in to wake me up n she was so sad, she told me what had happened and all i could do was cry. even though i was a million...

what a day to never forget!!! 
Posted by: Rina from PA
Wednesday March 05, 2003 @ 03:26 PST
it was a bright and sunny day. i did something that i did every morning, i called my sister at her job, which was the wtc tower 2. as we were speaking, we heard somethng that sounded like a bomb went off. she thought that it was a bomb, but whe...

lost loved ones 
Posted by: John Kishbaugh from Conneaut
Monday March 03, 2003 @ 04:19 PST
on the day that everyone will always remember, 9-11-01. i was on my way to buy a new car when i walked in the car dealer ship on the t.v. they had the twin towers be struck... needless to say was i was born and raised in new york city this was a s...

where i was 
Posted by: Michael Keith from Albany
Thursday February 27, 2003 @ 08:19 PST
i don't know how to say this. whenever i think about it, it makes me want to cry. on 9-11-01, i was going to jazz band (my 3rd period) when a student at my school said that the towers were hit. i was stunned. what was he talking about? how wer...

i couldn' forget even if i wanted to!!! 
Posted by: whitney from lakeland, fl
Saturday February 22, 2003 @ 06:10 PST
on 9\11\01 me and my dad were driving home from orlando, i was getting ready to go to school. i turned the radio on, but my dad told me not to(he hates my kind of music). i turned to 93.3 flz and i was listening to the conversation and then all o...

life will never be the same 
Posted by: Robin K. from Shelby
Sunday January 26, 2003 @ 05:24 PST
i was sitting in my desk listening to the teacher when somebody came running into the room saying "quickly turn on the t.v." so my teacher did as he said he went to the tv and turned it on. as soon as he turned it on everybody was shocked to see a...

Posted by: ian watts from worcestershire
Friday January 17, 2003 @ 03:23 PST
i was just leaving work in my car,when i heard the news broadcast on the radio. i think i was that taken aback by what i heard that i changed the radio station just to check that it was`nt a wind up. when i actually realised that this attack was h...

the day the world stopped turning 
Posted by: alg from Asheville, NC
Sunday January 12, 2003 @ 10:28 PST
i was in school. it was the beginning of second period. i was standing in one of the locker rooms, because i had buildings and grounds 2nd period. one of my friends came and told me we were under attack. then, we both went right outside the lo...

a cruel day 
Posted by: Mary Bukowski from Birmingham, AL
Thursday January 09, 2003 @ 09:55 PST
the morn. of 9/11/01 i was in las vegas in an aa loungeroom at a place called the t.i.e. club (take it easy), and from what i saw on the tv screen the perpetrators definitely did not take it easy. whoever escaped that awful nyc wtc attack sure ha...

a future hero 
Posted by: Mark from Derby, Kansas
Wednesday January 08, 2003 @ 11:32 PST
september 11, 2001 changed my life as i know it. it was gonna be my first day of work for pizza hut delivering pizzas. i had just woke up, and showered, getting ready for work, when i turned on the t.v. and saw the pentigon on fire. i asked my ...

that day 
Posted by: chelsea from stroudsburg
Tuesday January 07, 2003 @ 08:14 PST
on 9-11-01 i was in school, im in 8th grade. i heard something going around about two planes crashing into buildings, i wasnt sure of what was going on. until while i was in english class i got called down to the office, i thought i was in trouble...

the day we were under attack 
Posted by: Jen from Valley Stream,NY
Wednesday December 25, 2002 @ 09:12 PST
i work in manhatten. i got into work at 8:45 and i had received a call from one of the managers who was on her way into the city when her husband saying a plane had crashed into one of the twin owers and she had asked if i had heard anything or h...

Posted by: david from confidential
Wednesday December 25, 2002 @ 01:27 PST
my brother died in the attack, the last pictue i saw of him was on a sick, cruel ting called a jumper card. it was a photo of my brother jumping with statistics around it, height fell from etc.
it made me sick.

when i heard... 
Posted by: Melissa Paulick from blasdell, ny
Tuesday December 24, 2002 @ 01:22 PST
...when i heard of the attack on the wtc's, i immediately said a prayer for all of the people who lost their lives, and loved ones.
the day after the attack, for about a week, i made red, white, and blue ribbons, and i sold them for $1, and wha...

Posted by: brad from crestline
Tuesday December 17, 2002 @ 09:32 PST
i remember when i got in side from recess my teacher said there had been an attack in new york. it wasn't until i got home to c footage of the attack. i didnt think it was that bad at school. but i had thought saddam hussein had done it. i had alo...

america's fallen heroes... 
Posted by: Willis Fegley from Redondo Beach, California
Wednesday December 11, 2002 @ 07:23 PST
on september 11, 2001...it was my day off that day, my boss called me up and asked if i had seen the news yet...replying no i quickly turn on the television and discovered something i will or any other american will never forget...after the towers...

why i am where i am today 
Posted by: Holly from Ceres
Monday December 02, 2002 @ 08:21 PST
on the morning of sept. 11, 2001, i was in bed in ca when the phone rang and my dad told me to turn on the tv. as i lay there in shock looking at the tv screen, i see a plane run into the wtc. i had just witnessed the second plane hit the wtc...

my near death experience 
Posted by: Joe Thornton from New York
Monday December 02, 2002 @ 11:29 PST
on the day that an airplane struck the building where i used to work,i was on the 25th floor filing a buisness report.all of a sudden a woman i knew shouted,"look at this!".i ran over to the window where she was and saw a plane heading towards our...

out of the ordinary 
Posted by: Holly from Averill Park
Wednesday November 27, 2002 @ 04:50 PST
i was in my gym class waiting for the teachers to call my name so i could get my hight checked. the principle came over the speakers and announced that the first tower had gone down. one of my teachers ran out of the room screaming. i couldn't bel...

the day i laughed hysterically 
Posted by: Brad Kannon from Lynden
Sunday November 24, 2002 @ 08:45 PST
i turned on the tv, and to my amazement, i saw the crappiest country on the planets' twin towers fall to the ground, and ever since then i can't stand the word sept. 11 because they never shut up about it on tv or radio. god screw america!

what happend? 
Posted by: Steven from Columbus
Friday November 22, 2002 @ 07:34 PST
i was as usual having an out door gym class. i looked at my watch it read 8:46 which meant class was almost over we went inside got all our books from our locker and went to class but the teachers kept leaving the room and over the speaker "do no...

the day i woke up 
Posted by: Colby M. Butler from Powell
Saturday November 16, 2002 @ 11:47 PST
it was tuesday morning like any other day,but i had a weird feeling when i woke up.well, i went to school and as a class we were sitting there and a teacher came in crying.she said,"oh lord a damn plane has crash into the wtc."i told my friend ...

wherw was i when this happened? 
Posted by: Stephanie Pridemore from Pomeroy
Tuesday November 12, 2002 @ 09:50 PST
one day i was on a school fieldtrip. i came back and heard that something was wrong.there were terrorists in new york.i thought to myself why would someone do a thing like that for it's crazy.having all of those people die for no reason at all.i ...

blue skys are no longer my friend 
Wednesday November 06, 2002 @ 12:02 PST
most of what i do remember are the tremendously clear blue skys-i thought my brother (lt brian ahearn fdny) kept appearing before me. just his face. many hours passing. the sky was no longer bright and blue. seeing my father (retired lt fdny) ...

with my kids waiting to hear... 
Posted by: Barb Kasper from Camp lejeune
Tuesday November 05, 2002 @ 10:47 PST
my name is barb and i still look back at where i was when i heard about the twin towers. i was at home with my kids and it came on tv an my daughter was in school and i tried to get ahold of my husband who is in the military and he was unreachable...

what 9/11 has done fo me 
Posted by: Daniel Brooks from Hays
Monday October 28, 2002 @ 08:00 PST
the day of 9/11 i watched as the trade center was hit and i watched as they fell and i also seen the brave firemen who helped people. it was something about the way that they worked as a team to get the job done that inspired me to become a f...

where i was 
Posted by: Joe-Anthony from Martinez
Saturday October 26, 2002 @ 09:54 PDT
i had just got inside the middle school from football practice...the whole school knew except us. the coach came in and told us the news. we were all stunned and didn't know what this would all mean. when i got to my next class i saw the t.v. i co...

where i was 9/11/01 
Posted by: carmen Hollis from decatur,AL
Wednesday October 23, 2002 @ 07:38 PDT
i remember the day of 9/11/02 i was in my english class at bob jones high school it was about 8:09 and the teacher came over the intercom and told the teachers to turn on there television set and she did i remember sitting there and i watching t...

the istep 
Posted by: Anthony Tye from Salem Indiana
Wednesday October 16, 2002 @ 07:22 PDT
i am now a student at salem high school and last year when 9/11 happened i was in istep and did not know what was going on tell i got home but the teachers did not i guess care enuff to stop the istep and let us watch and listen we just went on do...

Posted by: Blair from Forest, Mississippi
Saturday October 12, 2002 @ 05:32 PDT
i was at school in 2nd period, and one of the teachers came in busting the door wide open and told my 2nd period teacher to turn on the news. and so she did. we watched the news all day at school. i was crying for days. and right now i hate think...

the love of our country 
Posted by: jonathon payne from corning AR
Monday October 07, 2002 @ 06:28 PDT
i found out about the tragedy in my 6th hour class as people were talking about it in sorrow i asked my english teacher what had happened as she was so miserable about telling me she did anyways.as bad as i felt to ask because of the sad face ...

a day of tragedy 
Posted by: Angie from Las Vegas, NV
Thursday October 03, 2002 @ 01:46 PDT
i woke up on 9-11-01 to find that our country had been attacked by terrorists, this upset me greatly, but i wasn't nearly as affected as those who knew people who died in the worl trade centers, or of the people in new york. i decided to go to sch...

the media lesson we will never forget 
Posted by: Matt Townrow from Plymouth, United Kingdom
Wednesday October 02, 2002 @ 03:43 PDT
my friends and i were in a media lesson when the two planes attacked the world trade centre, deconstructing the news to gain a better understanding of how the world in which we live. my form tutor came in and said that someone had 'crashed' into ...

what was i doin 
Posted by: devin from jax
Monday September 30, 2002 @ 03:31 PDT
i was in class when all the sudden a teacher came in te class and said sorry for the interuption but turn ur tv on to the news it is important! ok we did and we seen that the first tower go down i was holdin my desk and sayin this can not be happenin

i was at ground zero as one of the emts 
Posted by: Mike Espenschied from Roebling NJ
Monday September 30, 2002 @ 03:20 PDT
well it all started when my step father woke me up and told me that the wtc had been attacked so i jusmped out of bed to here the phone ringing and it was my captin of my squad asking if i wanted to go to new york to help out and i said yes so at ...

my old friend.... 
Posted by: Stefanie from Illinois
Saturday September 21, 2002 @ 06:51 PDT
my friend alexia was a child affected by september 11.as her mom made breakfast and her dad headed off for work she wished she could've took that moment back when she just could've stoped him and spent more time together.well after her breakfast ...

Posted by: rachel beck from taylor
Tuesday September 17, 2002 @ 09:09 PDT
where was i when the world stopped turning?
taylor michigan in my geometry class. i was a sophmore than and at first i didnt know why it was a big deal. at the time i didnt even know what the wtc was. unfortunately i now know.
i remember ano...

i felt so sad 
Posted by: lena from westland mi
Tuesday September 17, 2002 @ 03:18 PDT
on 9 11 i was in a hospital for trying to hurt my mom and i was sleeping and all of a sudden i heard some one come in mine and my friends room and tell me to go into the group room so i did and a man told us at 2 planes had just hit the wtc in an ...

Posted by: TJ Henne from Arlington,Tx
Monday September 16, 2002 @ 05:55 PDT
this is where i was on september 11 i was in my texas history class filling out my assignments and doing my warm up when mr.chesser told us to sit down and that he had something to tell us. then mrs.cains class came in and we all sat down ...

stupid schools 
Posted by: Jared Quinton Barilovits from Gray Court
Monday September 16, 2002 @ 04:46 PDT
when the attack started, the school (g.c.o.) kept it a secret from us. the only way we had to know that something was wrong, was by watching the way people were acting.that made me very angry! i think that we had the right to know if our family wa...

what i saw 
Posted by: joey from newyork
Sunday September 15, 2002 @ 04:16 PDT
a person jumped and hit the ground they exploded there was nothing left of them they turned into a pool of blood.iam only 11 last year i was 10 i stayed home from school.

it could have been me. 
Posted by: Becky from Houston, TX
Saturday September 14, 2002 @ 12:57 PDT
on 09/11/01 i was just starting a new job. i had moved from my home in iowa to work for a family in houston. when i first saw what was happening all i could think was that could have been me. you see not so long ago i was working for a family in n...

america united 
Posted by: jylyna from chesterfield,twp
Saturday September 14, 2002 @ 10:14 PDT
on september 11th the world was changed for ever and it will never be the same again.it all started as a normal day for the kids at school in new york but they didn't know that it was going to turn into a tradgedy that would touch america for e...

the day it all started 
Posted by: Shane from Marrero
Saturday September 14, 2002 @ 08:14 PDT
i was in school ever since that day i was more patriotic just because i felt sorta sad i wanted to know what would happend but i didnt yet . god bless america


the day of 9-11-01 
Posted by: Tanya from Little Rock, AR
Friday September 13, 2002 @ 01:41 PDT
on this sad day, i was in a local hospital about to give birth to a beautiful baby boy. i turned on the tv saw what was going on and asked to wait for the c-section until tomorrow. the doctor said no, that i was in labor and that the baby was br...

Posted by: courtney age 12 from michigan
Friday September 13, 2002 @ 01:40 PDT
this is a day that america changed forever.this is my story of what happend that day.

i was in my second hour class when the p.a. system went on.it was my princable it sounded like as if he were crying.it took him a while to say that americ...

"9-11-01" a day i will never forget 
Posted by: Rita from Michigan
Friday September 13, 2002 @ 06:04 PDT
i remember that day like it was yesterday. my husband and i were on vacation in athens, greece. i was out shopping in the plaka district. i go into a jewelry store and start talking with the salesman, he notices that i'm american and says, "do ...

Posted by: Chase from Huntington Beach
Thursday September 12, 2002 @ 08:08 PDT
as i go to work like a normal day, thinking if it was going to be a good day. i walk threw the doors of the trade center still thinking nothing could go wrong. steping into the elevator i bump into my assistant. "good mourning." she says to me as...

hoping it will stop soon. 
Posted by: Desiree from Pennsylvania
Thursday September 12, 2002 @ 03:50 PDT
i was at home with my fiance and mother. my mother always watched the news in the morning before heading out to work. i remember when they first announced on the television that the first tower had been hit. i sat, staring at the t.v., watching as...

time stood still 
Posted by: Doreen from Lompoc, CA
Thursday September 12, 2002 @ 03:10 PDT
i was on my way to work when i heard the news. i remember the exact location of the street i was on. i was listening to my favorite radio station and i didn't want to believe what i was hearing. a plane had hit the #1 tower of the wtc in what was ...

the worst day of my live! 
Posted by: Kasper Oestergaard from Frederikshavn (Denmark, Scandinavia)
Thursday September 12, 2002 @ 03:10 PDT
hi, my name is kasper, i am sorry if my english isn't so good.

i come from a little country in europe called denmark, and i would like to share my greaf and tears with the victims familys and all of the american people.

i remember th...

9/11 24/7 
Posted by: kasey from chesterfield
Thursday September 12, 2002 @ 12:08 PDT
the day that the world changed us all was a day to remember, never a day to surrender. the time has past its 1 year later it will not last. a day that the heros are admired. the day to look back for all the memories we've had.a day of hope a day o...

my daughter 
Posted by: cynthia from san jose
Thursday September 12, 2002 @ 08:44 PDT
on that tuesday morning my daughter and i were sleeping. it was just that time to get up.. when i hear my mom saying ,"one of the twin towers is on fire."i jumped up and saw the fire. them my daughter got up and said "mommy look a plane. i saw th...

where i was on 9-11-01 
Posted by: Tiffany from Little Rock, Arkansas
Thursday September 12, 2002 @ 07:56 PDT
when i first seen it on tv, i was late for work. i was walking to the computer room to get a coke from the fridge to take to work with me. my mother had the news on. she wasn't there at the moment she took my friend, that was staying with us at th...

let the towels hit the floor 
Posted by: dan maher from las vegas AND new jersey
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 10:18 PDT
paaaaayo paaaaao daylight come and we dropa the bomb come mister taliban turn over bin laden payback come and we dropa the bomb lift one bomb 2 bomb hit the floor cruise misile coming at your door

alright...........scanning the scene in th...

my life has never been the same 
Posted by: Valerie Yayumi Tapia from San Antonio
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 09:15 PDT
although i didn't personally witness the september 11th attacks, last year on september 11, 2001. i still felt like the world was coming to an immediate ending. what i saw on television looked as though stephen speilburg was making a new movie abo...

god is still in control 
Posted by: Amanda Husted from Sumrall, Mississippi
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 09:09 PDT
hey! my name is amanda husted and i'm a junior at sumrall high school in sumrall, mississippi. this story isn't about me, but it's about my cousin. she was in the pentagon on 9-11-01. where else would she be? she works there. yep, that's righ...

a friend husband and father & friend 
Posted by: vicky nice from dunkirk
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 07:39 PDT
my friend donna husband and her 3kids was in the first plane that hit the north tower.donna couldn't fly was she was 8 months dew for the baby to come in the world. him called her and told tell everyone that he loves them and tell vicky to take of...

Posted by: Rebecca Crenshaw from Antlers
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 06:51 PDT
i was at work and heard the news on the local radio station k95.5 and the things that went though my head was is this the end of the world? those poor people who were in the planes, and in the buildings and thier family's and then i focused...

Posted by: Mandy from Shelby
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 06:38 PDT
i was in school during that horrific tragity. when ever our princeipal came over the intercom and said" students and teachers there has been an attack on the world trade centers turn your tvs to channel 7." today (*9*11*02*) at school my friend ...

i never knew 
Posted by: Alisha Marass from Indianapolis
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 06:24 PDT
when the attacks on sept.11,2002 i was at school in lunch.the principal came on the loud speaker and announced that there was a real big problem. i would never think that there was as big a problem as what he was about to say."the united sta...

9/11/01 and 9/11/02 
Posted by: mudgurl647 from Orlando
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 05:44 PDT
i had a flashback today. i was sitting in the exact same spot in the exact same room that i was during 9/11 attacks. as that clock clicked over to 8:46 am, i felt the urge to jump up and yell out for someone to stop them... i then it hit me. it wa...

where i was when the world changed forever. 
Posted by: Matthew Sutton from Salem, Oregon
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 04:36 PDT
i live in salem oregon so when the attack on the world trade center took place it was before 6:00 am here and i was asleep.
my mother come to my room and told me to come into the livingroom because i would not beleive what was happening.

were was i on 9-11-01 
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 02:58 PDT
the day we lost alot of are love one's . how we miss them .when this happed i was only 15teen years old. i'am now 16teen years old. when i thank about this i cry and so dose my famley and my boyfrined . pless e-mail me back.

in the air 
Posted by: Alicia M Welker from Wiesbaden
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 02:33 PDT
my husband and i were flying to lax from bwi with our daughter that was on 6 weeks old it was her first big trip anywhere. we were going to visit my husband family in california. before we moved to germany. we had no idea what was going on all ...

the morning of 9-11 
Posted by: Travis Rounds from Dell Rapids
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 01:14 PDT
i first heard the news from my brother right in the morning, but i thought nothing of it. when i got to school, everyone was talking about it. we

my friend beth 
Posted by: ih8osama from unknown
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 01:11 PDT
my friend beth lost her whole family!! her parents and 8 bros and sisters!! she is ok now and doing well and has to say " i may have lost my whole county but i still have a lifetime filled w/memories

never want that feeling again 
Posted by: Melanie from NY
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 12:40 PDT
on september 11, 2002 i was in my first period class @ st. joseph's college when i started to over hear people talking about a plane crash. at this point i was not sure what had happened. immediately after class i ran outside to go home (at this...

the day our generation will remember 
Posted by: Adam Roach from Kenosha, WI
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 12:30 PDT
i can remember stories from my parents growing up about the day of the kennedy assasination and how they remembered where they were, what they were doing, and how they reacted when they first heard of the event. for my generation, september 11th, ...

september 11, 2001! 
Posted by: Bryan from Valhalla
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 12:29 PDT
september 11, 2001 started off like any normal day. wake up for school, get ready, get on the bus, goto class. we got threw 1st period just fine, same with second. then in third period we were all sitting in class and we saw the pricible and asst....

why 9-11? 
Posted by: Leah Bogomolsky from Louisville, Ky
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 12:20 PDT
ok. this is a poem. i wrote it for my world civ class. my teacher coach smith told us to write a poem or essay or song, anything as long as it related to 9-11 and he gave us the title why 9-11? so heres my poem.

the day is september 11

there is hope! 
Posted by: Sandy Kennedy from Angie LA
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 12:10 PDT
i was driving to work that morning and for some odd reason decided not to listen the radio, so i was not aware of what was going on until i entered my office. i noticed that the recepectionist was crying and i asked what was wrong and she could t...

"the day of 911" 
Posted by: Michael Jaskot from Dell Rapids, South Dakota
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 11:49 PDT
my name is michael and i would like to tell you what i was doing on the day of september 11. well it was just like any other day and i was just getting ready for school and we we heard about it on the radio and i was so sad.


Posted by: Steve from Grovenburg
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 11:41 PDT
i woke in the morning... just a regular day to me. i did the usual ate breakfast and got dressed brused my teeth and combed my hair. then i watched t.v until it was time to go to school. i saw on channel 6 and 3 one of the towers smoking but i ...

my day 9/11/01 
Posted by: Dan Christie from Emerson, NJ
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 11:10 PDT
it started like any other day...just the fifth day of my sophomore year. first period was normal. then, my 9:17 history class, my teacher quickly walked in, and said, "guys, i want to put the tv on, because two planes have crashed into the world t...

Posted by: Justin Dhiel from Hanover
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 11:04 PDT
i was at mcdonalds eating a big mac and a eating the whole store. by the way i am fat.

the day before my birthday 
Posted by: Tom Price from Visalia, California
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 10:57 PDT
on the eve of my 22nd birthday my nation took a blow.
i awoke to a phone call at 6:23 in the morning. on the other line was my mother-in-law who muttered three frightening words behind her shaky voice.
“we’ve been attacked.”
still not...

my story about september 11 
Posted by: Patrick Hughett from Crestline Ohio
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 10:52 PDT
my story is about september 11. it was very sad and i feel really bad about what happen. that so many people lost there lives. i feel bad for all the people who lost the friends and family. i thank all the firefighter who try ...

a day we will never forget 
Posted by: Ryan Stover from Crestline, Ohio
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 10:33 PDT
on a normal day for all the pilots and workers in the airplanes and the buildings that were attacked. but this wasn't a normal they would soon to find out. we were suddenly and dilebertly attack by heartless careless human beings. even though ...

some day 
Posted by: Alex Carbetta from Crestline, Ohio
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 10:30 PDT
some day there will be peace throgh out the world. some day there will be no more wars in the world. some day everyone will be together again. we will allways remember our fallen heros on september 11th.

september 11th 
Posted by: Ilse Prado from Antelope
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 10:10 PDT

1.have five minutes of silent time instead of one.
2.you should have a permision slip from the president in order to fly a plane.
3.airplanes should have a camera in the pilots area.<...

thoughts of a normal day 
Posted by: Mei-Ling from Raleigh, NC
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 10:06 PDT
9/11 will be a day i will never forget. it was the start of a normal day when i came into work and turned on my internet radio, which just happened to be a ny station, and started my usual day. all of the sudden i hear that a plane has hit one si...

what's up y'all! 9/11 sucks. 
Posted by: Britney Spears from Malaysia
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 10:00 PDT
hi, i'm britney spears. i'm a singer and i'm on tour. i love america. what happened is just not right, y'all! oh! bye, i gotta do a sound check. love yo' friends!

9/11/01 and far away from home 
Posted by: Chuck K. from Newark, DE
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 09:59 PDT
i was having a great vacation in europe. suppposed to be 3 nights in amsterdam, and the last 3 in rome. amsterdam went off without a hitch, and arrived in rome on the morning of sept 10th. did a little site seeing, but not too much. i was plann...

Posted by: kris holt from antelope
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 09:53 PDT
one day bin laden flew in to the world trade center and killed many now eneryone hates him i wish he was dead because he killed people

where i was when the world stopped turning... 
Posted by: James Stanley from Dallas, TX
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 06:29 PDT
i was at work in dallas, tx. i arrived to the office safely as did many others around the world, when all of a sudden i heard people talking about a building being hit by an airplane in nyc. like most who would first hear that, i thought it was ...

i remembered that day 
Posted by: Gavin Terbeni from Pembroke Pines, FL
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 06:22 PDT
i remember when the bell rang on the quiet tuesday morning, i didn't know of anything that had happened as yet. it was bright and beautiful day until i walked into my 2nd period class room. i turned my left where the tv was and watched it. i thoug...

the day 
Posted by: Patrick from Denver
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 03:22 PDT
as the first plane hit on the 11th i was asleep in bed, having stayed at my mothers house that night i was woken about 10 minutes after the first plane hit, as i watched the tv i called my job, i was a security guard in downtown denver and reoprte...

a day at school 
Posted by: Melissa from Douglas, Georgia, USA
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 02:53 PDT
i was sitting in my 12th grade economics class, when one of the teachers down the hall came into the classroom, and told my teacher to turn on the television. he turned it on to cnn, and we saw the 1st plane that hit the building. we didn't quite ...

las vegas vacation 
Posted by: Matt B. from Gillette, Wy
Wednesday September 11, 2002 @ 02:12 PDT
during 9/11/01 i was at a friends house in las vegas, i woke up to the news to find out about the terrorist situation on every channel. this was a shocking show. in all of history has there never been such an incident on america.
being that...

no title 
Posted by: c from Boston
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 10:51 PDT
there was none of the usual fast-paced, pushy, boston-style driving (aka: road rage) that day durring my morning commute, just fear. everyone was scared, i think. i was terrified, i didn't want to be alone. i raced to work to find people huddled ...

Posted by: kutterbe from ALB
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 09:07 PDT
i was running late on september 11th. my daughter had missed the bus and i had to take my boys out of the house without breakfast. so after dropping her off at school we went to mcdonalds. while there an employee said that a plane had hit the worl...

away from home 
Posted by: Jennifer McEvoy from Sterling,IL
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 07:07 PDT
i was 25 years old and had finally moved away from my hometown. i was out on my own but still missing home. when 9/11 happened i was at work at a casey's general store in iowa. my manager and i were the only ones in the store when a friend of o...

my life and theirs 
Posted by: Kensie from Erath
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 06:17 PDT
hi,my name is kensie.yet i am only 12,i love america just like they do.louisiana is full of cajun,but we are all american,just like they are.i cry,they cry,we all cry.why would someone do such a thing?
i just can't understaned,i'm sure the rest...

i remember 
Posted by: Kristin Lowe from Dayton, Ohio
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 05:57 PDT
last year i went to a public school when 9-11 happened and i didn't know what was going on. i saw people crying and people leaving so finally i asked a friend what was going on and they told me that we were bombed. i didn't believe her so i asked ...

i remember 
Posted by: Kristin from Dayton
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 05:55 PDT
last year i went to a public school when 9-11 happened and i didn't know what was going on. i saw people crying and people leaving so finally i asked a friend what was going on and they told me that we were bombed. i didn't believe her so i asked ...

our world !!!!!!!! 
Posted by: keith from Tampa fl
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 05:09 PDT
i wish the world trade cent was still their like the flag
i heard people cry but not crying all the time i cry whean i see a flag in nast condistion

how i was informed 
Posted by: Ryan DeLaney from Skaneateles
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 02:48 PDT
i was at gym class, and it ended as usual. the teacher told us to be quiet when we got back in the classroom. he was listening to the radio. a few minutes later, he turned it off, and said: "something seriouse has happened...the world trade towers...

Posted by: kris from chantilly
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 02:24 PDT
the day of 9/11/01, i was at school, like most other kids. it started out as a normal day until 8:49. we were going outside for pe which was supposed to be at 8:45. then another teacher whispers to mine, and she silently starts to cry, and we go b...

rember september 
Posted by: Sarah Henry from Jodhua Tree
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 02:16 PDT
i am a 13 year old girl and i would like to share what my stories are of what it is like to hear the news of what happened. i got to school and all my friends were really upset, i didnt know why. then my teacher told me. i didnt even know there ...

Posted by: ricardo verhoeven from goirle the netherlands
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 12:12 PDT
tomorrow one year ago i was at my work when i hered the news on the radio. this week many tv programs are showing the pictures from last year. we are still emotioned.
therefore i wish every one of you in new york and all over america my sympath...

my life after sept.11 
Posted by: Chiara from Italy
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 10:28 PDT
i will never forget what happened just one years ago. i was in ny just few days before the attack, walking around the wtc and looking at the twin towers, and they were so high and strong!
back to italy, 4 days after, i was in my room, and i did...

the day the world stopped turning 
Posted by: Shannon from Stratford
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 08:33 PDT
i am 29 years old and i am a mother of three small children. at the time the first plane hit the trade center i was at home, my children were running around like it was just a regular ordinary day. we talked about what we were going to do that day...

let's not forget the pentagon 
Posted by: michael lee.bly from rome ny
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 08:07 PDT
as a survivor of the explosion at the pentagon, i would hope that we the survivor's and fallen victim's of the pentagon would not be forgotten yes the event's in nyc at the wtc were on a lager scale but the victim's at the pentagon and in penn. s...

the morning of 9/11 
Posted by: Amy from West Rutland, VT
Tuesday September 10, 2002 @ 06:09 PDT
although i did not lose anyone dear the morning of the most tragic day i have ever seen, i will share how i found out and my reaction to this heinous event.
i was at home with my two young daughters, 2 and 4 at the time and my mother in law. ...

Posted by: KatyQuiroz age 12 from Tucson, Arizona
Monday September 09, 2002 @ 10:11 PDT
i have this friend named ashlee and her mother was in one of those towers for a meeting or something and i remember on that dreadful morning,waking up by the t.v. my parents were watching.and for some one to have so much hate in there body to do...

sad day for us all 
Posted by: Zach from Huntsville
Monday September 09, 2002 @ 05:37 PDT
i had just finished dressing out for gym class when about 8:57 principal came on the intercom. "students, something weird is going on in new york. there is already some suspicion to a terrorist attack, but don't worry because we are not a strategi...

september 11 
Posted by: Toneka from springfield
Monday September 09, 2002 @ 12:05 PDT
i was dissapointed that this happend. i apceate the firefirters who risked there life for the people.

where were you? 
Posted by: Katie from fort worth
Monday September 09, 2002 @ 11:20 PDT
sitting down in my senior english class, my mind floating from one thought next to the other, was typical of me. just sitting, waiting for the bell to ring. it was not unusual for office aides to knock on the door to pass out notes from the offic...

so what happened? 
Posted by: Brian from NYC
Monday September 09, 2002 @ 06:27 PDT
so what happened? people keep asking me? did you feel it? did you see anything?

8:45 - i am home, definitely not normal, my wisdom teeth hurt and i had an 11:00 am appt with the dentist uptown. and after onto nj for a meeting in woodbri...

Posted by: kathrynkenny from Lyons Ny
Sunday September 08, 2002 @ 11:27 PDT
i was living half way across the country when it happened. my family all lived in that area anyway after it happened and realize i probably would never get onan airplane again so movedcloser to my family. it caused me alot of depression and trauma...

a vacation not to be forgotten 
Posted by: Corinne from PA
Sunday September 08, 2002 @ 10:48 PDT
my family and i had just started our vacation in nags head, nc. i woke tuesday morning to see the first tower on fire. then a few minutes later, the second plane hit. meanwhile, the pentagon and been hit. then more horrifying news. a plane, suppos...

to be so far away... 
Posted by: Christopher Brunette from Sacramento, California
Sunday September 08, 2002 @ 10:34 PDT
on the morning of september 11, 2001 i was living in san diego, california about as far from new york as possible. my mom woke me up while she was crying and said that the world wasn't right. i remember being in denial as the first building fell, ...

i don't know why! 
Posted by: Michael McGlothin from Springfield
Sunday September 08, 2002 @ 07:02 PDT
i don't know why, and it's not what you think. i don't know why, i feel myself sink. i don't know why, i can't watch the tapes. the 4 or 5 tapes my wife made on september 11,12,13,14... . it seems new york is so far away, but it's right in my bac...

Posted by: Erica from NM
Sunday September 08, 2002 @ 02:22 PDT
where i was: at the time i was 11 years old. i was walking through the halls of my middle school when a friend of mine came over to me and explained that they're had been a bombing in ny. i didn't of belive her because, of course, who could belie...

what i gained and lost the day america changed! 
Posted by: Lauren C from Cincinnati Ohio
Sunday September 08, 2002 @ 02:02 PDT
sept, 11th 2001...sitting in math class an emergency assembely has been called by the head of my school...when they first said what had happend i didnt understand i saw so many crying and so many with straight faces. who would do this? and why? i ...

broken heart 
Posted by: Rosie Martinez from Tampa
Sunday September 08, 2002 @ 01:43 PDT
i was in my office listening to the morning news when i heard what was happening, i did not know who to call. i was born and raised in nyc and have lots of friends and family there. but all i could think about was who would do such a thing? i coul...

my day on 9/11 
Posted by: Jc Strickler from Augusta County, Virginia
Saturday September 07, 2002 @ 09:49 PDT
i can't really remember what i did before i heard the news, but i can remember what i did afterwards. i was 15 years old at the time, and i was on the varsity football team at the time, and i was enrolled in a vocational center. i was taking class...

what all this meant ot me 
Posted by: NICOLE from ASHEVILLE
Saturday September 07, 2002 @ 06:30 PDT
i remember it was an early morning on september 11,2001 i had just gotten out of math class which was my first period.i was walking through the door to english class when i saw my teacher standing at the tv and that is very unusual for my english ...

when i went to new york 
Posted by: Janelle from Providence
Saturday September 07, 2002 @ 06:13 PDT
hey i am now a freshman at bhs, but when i went to new york for my 7th grade trip, we went to the world trade centers, my family had never been but when i first saw the trade centers go down, i didn't understand and then when i came to think of it...

like everyone, i considered it the start to a normal day... 
Posted by: JT McCorkle from Houston, TX
Thursday September 05, 2002 @ 10:25 PDT
like many college students, i was in class... my best friend came to the door to my class & said "dude! get out of class right now!"...

my american history instructor is looking @ my friend & getting an angry expression & looks at me and he...

a day in school 
Posted by: X from X
Thursday September 05, 2002 @ 06:08 PDT
i was sitting in highschool freshman year, when an announcement came on telling everyone in the school to turn on their tv's. when we did we all saw the twin towers in smoke, i didnt know what to think at first, i didnt think it was real, or even...

the birth of my baby girl into a terrorized america 
Posted by: Jennifer Lemke from Portland, OR
Thursday September 05, 2002 @ 02:01 PDT
i am 27 and gave birth to my 5th child on september 2, 2001. i was released from the hospital the morning of september 11th. after only an hour of bringing my new little life into our home, i was sitting holding her in my arms and watching tv when...

the day of september 11 
Posted by: Rissa from Queens, NY
Wednesday September 04, 2002 @ 01:03 PDT
that tuesday morning, i was just going to first period, which happened to be science, the school secretary came to my science teacher who had a family member working in one of the towers. the teacher left the class as the secrtary kept everyone ca...

where i was at..... 
Posted by: Brad Krotzer from Bowling Green, Ohio
Wednesday September 04, 2002 @ 08:58 PDT
i am a student at bowling green state university and that fateful day of 9/11 i had class at 8:30, 11:30, and 2:30. i went to my 8:30 class because up until that point, it was just a normal day. i got out at about 9:20 and walked to my car becau...

9/11/01 never forget 
Posted by: keith Conley from Rochester
Wednesday September 04, 2002 @ 08:02 PDT
i was coming home from work that morning and heard it come across the radio.i hurried home to turn on the news and seen as brian gumble was talking i seen the other airplane hit the tower.i could not believe what i was seeing.it seemed like someth...

my 9-11-01 day 
Posted by: thom loving from bowling green ky
Wednesday September 04, 2002 @ 07:01 PDT
i awoke that morning in my apt weary eyed and half alseep. i awoke to the song by u2 called " sunday bloody sunday." the first thing i hear was, " i cant believe the news today, wish i could close my eyes and make it go away." i then turned on the...

america the beautiful, america the great 
Posted by: Kimm Robak from South Bend, IN
Tuesday September 03, 2002 @ 07:36 PDT
i can't remember a day i felt more patriotic, more pround to live in the united states. i thank the lord everyday that i was born here. god bless the us

the morning 
Posted by: kris from Victoria B.C.
Tuesday September 03, 2002 @ 09:22 PDT
the morning of sept 11th i got up like it was any other morning,about to have a shower and go to school when i heard the t.v. on i said to my self 'my brother's not up who's whatching t.v'. so i walked into the t.v. room and i saw my mom watching...

"little did she know (she'd kissed a hero)" 
Posted by: Kristy Jackson from Greensboro, NC
Tuesday September 03, 2002 @ 03:28 PDT
i remember being so frustrated watching the rescue efforts after 9/11 thinking...i'm not a brave rescue worker or fireman, a trained police officer, a gifted emt, doctor or nurse. i'm just a songwriter...what can i do to help.....then lo and beho...

that day 
Posted by: Debbie from Placerville
Monday September 02, 2002 @ 02:37 PDT
it was about 6:00 in the morning here in cali, on sept.11. my mom was screamimg for me to get out of bed, because there was something on the news that she wanted to show me. i thought that it was some dumb story about going to school and getting...

Posted by: Katie Faulkner from Indianapolis
Monday September 02, 2002 @ 07:12 PDT
on september 11th a tradgedy flashed before our eyes, no one knew about this, but of course the terrorists did, the news stations said that the act was dated for september 6th

friefighters have been searching for people since september 11th...

how 9 - 11 affected me 
Posted by: Brian from North Massapequa, NY
Sunday September 01, 2002 @ 10:43 PDT
that one horriable day affected me big time..thank g-d i did not lose any loved ones but it affected me mentally. and when i saw the shots of people jumping out of the buildings... i was horrorfied...!!! and then when the two buildings droped, my...

"is their dad home" 
Posted by: gabrielle pati from ozone park queens
Sunday September 01, 2002 @ 04:55 PDT
this was the question that was often heard on 86 st and 89 ave in woodhaven infront on my friend danny's house. his father father is/was a firefighter who was often sarcastically funny and admired by everyone. my friend danny is the third of thre...

the new day of infamy 9/11/01 
Posted by: Frank Cavitolo from Brooklyn,NY
Sunday September 01, 2002 @ 10:57 PDT
on my radio going to manhattan that horrible day, i heard that the wtc was hit by a plane. all trains going near the wtc were shut down, including the one i took to work, but i switched trains to where i could still get into manhattan. i wa...

good or not 
Posted by: Becky from clearwater beach, florida
Saturday August 31, 2002 @ 12:11 PDT
my friends and i were working on a project in school when our principal came on the intercom and told us a sadding story. for the world trade centers have been hit by osama bin landin. as the day went on more and more of my friends ...

no subject 
Posted by: DIANA from FARRELL
Wednesday August 28, 2002 @ 07:29 PDT
my fiancee and i had just gotten up to the weather channel, when it was announced on twc that the wtc #1 had just been hit by an airplane. we switched the tv to cnn and were aghast at what we were watching. then to see the 2nd airplane hit tower #...

i never thought... 
Posted by: YVONNE from ANNAPOLIS
Wednesday August 28, 2002 @ 02:50 PDT
like most people in my generation, i always thought the us was untouchable. i heard of things happening to our embassy's but never anything happening hear on our soil. on the morning of 9/11 i was at work. i, like my mother, work in washington, dc...

Posted by: Katie Roote from Bellaire, Michigan
Wednesday August 28, 2002 @ 01:33 PDT
everytime i read a story or hear information about the attack on 9-11 i just can't stop the tears from falling. i am from a very very small town and never in my life could imagine being in new york or washington d.c. at this time in history. i w...

9-11 tragedy 
Posted by: Shannon Floyd from Panama City, FL
Monday August 19, 2002 @ 10:29 PDT
my parents always told stories of where they were when president kennedy was shot and i always heard stories of wwii but i never thought i would be in the position to be able to tell a story that horrible to my future children. now i have one. i'm...

waking up to a nightmare(then 2 see it with my own eyes)weeks l8e 
Posted by: DJPROTOCOL. from LONDON
Sunday August 18, 2002 @ 07:23 PDT
on september 10th i was in a studio making music(coz thats what i do)after falling asleep i was woke up buy my promotor in boston to tell me to put on the t.v.(being in london,i put sky news on and to my horror i saw one of the towers on fire and ...

sept. 11 
Posted by: Jean from Bayshore NY
Saturday August 17, 2002 @ 05:30 PDT
on the morning of sept. 11, i was tired, school just started a week earlier and i was still not used to waking up so early. so i went in to my first period english class. we had a subsitute so i wasn't worried about anything, just hoping this clas...

words cannot discribe my anger 
Posted by: David Jaquier 13 YEARS OLD from Toms River, NJ
Wednesday August 14, 2002 @ 01:25 PDT
on september 11,2001 a day that will live in imfamy, i was in my social studys class when it happened.it seemed like a normal day and my teacher was talking about the fighting in the middle east. we then heard that one of the twin towers was hit b...

the day of infamy 
Posted by: tom miller from Queens, New York
Wednesday August 14, 2002 @ 11:31 PDT
on the morning of september 11 2001 i was on my second day of work at my new job, we had a nice view of the twin towers. i was parking a bus and my co-worker called me on my radio and said one of the towes was smoking, now being that it...

basic training 
Posted by: Tanner Jepsen from Orem, UT
Monday August 12, 2002 @ 07:41 PDT
i joined the army on august 22, 2001 and was shipped to fort jackson, sc for basic combat training. on september 11, during the time of the attacks, my soon to be basic training unit was conducting an induction ceremony. after the ceremony we were...

the day that will forever be a part of me 
Posted by: Lori Rosner from Jamaica Estates, New York
Monday August 12, 2002 @ 01:07 PDT
i remember as if it were yesterday. at the time i was working for a law firm on park avenue. my hours were from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. i remember taking the express bus into manhattan that morning and starting the day like any other. i decide...

i feel so sorry 
Posted by: junita from ny
Monday August 12, 2002 @ 07:27 PDT
on september 11 all of us were in school,as we all noticed that a lot of kids were getting picked up around 4th period boys were saying that the twin towgot bombed since they had just found n we didnt know.us girls did not belive them ...

i was in school 
Posted by: Krista from Cincinnati
Sunday August 11, 2002 @ 08:57 PDT
it was a typical normal day at school september 11th 2001 i was in my first bell class and just doing my work and then suddenly the teacher in the class right next to us brings a tv over and we all are like what going on and she said the towers in...

the day that changed my life. 
Posted by: Miguel Melendez from Bronx, NY
Tuesday July 30, 2002 @ 07:34 PDT
i live in bronx, ny and work on maiden lane/wall st. area. it was tuesday morning 9/11/01 and as always i got ready for work and take the express 4 or 5 train from where i live to where i get off on fulton st. (downtown). as i got out of the train...

Posted by: Nicole from Newark
Monday July 29, 2002 @ 03:59 PDT
its amazing how much can happen in one day. i had just sat down in third period studyhall the day of the 9-11 attacks. a kid came running in and said that a plane had just crashed into the world trade center and to turn on the tv. as the teache...

volinteer e.m.t. that was at ground zero 
Posted by: mike Espenschied (E.M.T.) from Roebling nj
Thursday July 25, 2002 @ 02:42 PDT
well i don't really know how to start this but well here i go. i'm a medic for the us navy but just a week before i went off to boot camp the attack happend. well i got up and my captin from my squad called and asked if i wanted to go up to nyc an...

a day we shall all remember 
Posted by: Rebecca W. from Lafayette, Indiana
Tuesday July 23, 2002 @ 06:47 PDT
i think of what happened on september 11th atleast everyday, and it still saddens me. i remember how i was still in bed recooping from being up most of the night with my sick infant daughter. my husband came into our bedroom and told me that ...

my kids 
Posted by: MyAnna Bellows from Elmira NY
Monday July 22, 2002 @ 04:18 PDT
when the attickes happen i was watching tv with my two girls. at the time they were4 and 5. i started to cry. my youngest asked me what was going on. it was hard for me to find a way tell my girls what was going on. my kids cryed with me. m...

requiem of nine-eleven 
Posted by: Mike Ferry from Catasauqua
Saturday July 20, 2002 @ 11:46 PDT
the morning began like any other in a teenager's life...
the date was september 11th, 2001...
i awoke from my bed just like i had for all of my years in school, ate breakfast and got dressed without a care in the world...

...i walked ...

terrible disaster 
Posted by: David from Groningen
Thursday July 18, 2002 @ 12:22 PDT
i was playing the computergame 'simcopter' (flying around with a helicopter and saving people from the roofs of buildings and extinguishing fires and that sort of things) in my room in groningen, a town in the netherlands, when my mother called at...

my side of the story 
Posted by: oussamah from no city
Thursday July 18, 2002 @ 12:06 PDT
i was in my cave somewhere in afghanistan. i was watching the sheep races when the broadcast was suddenly rudely interrupted because of the accidents that had took place in the u.s. i would like to stress that i have absolutely nothin' to do with ...

the morning of 9-11 
Posted by: Rachel from Arkansas
Thursday July 11, 2002 @ 07:53 PDT
i was in my dorm room at the rochester institute of technology in rochester, ny, getting ready for class. i looked at the clock and just kept on staring at it for a few minutes for no reason! i didn't even turn the tv on like i always did every mo...

september 11, 2001 
Posted by: Alexandra from Arizona
Wednesday July 10, 2002 @ 07:17 PDT
i am a 12 year old girl who will never forget september 11. i remember that i was asleep when my mother came into our room and started yelling "we're under attack!" i remember thinking arizona is underattack!! oh my god!!! but then i went out righ...

where i was when they attacked. 
Posted by: John Smathan from Boston
Wednesday July 10, 2002 @ 12:26 PDT
i took this day off from work because my partner stayed over. we were making love to eachother when i felt the ground shake and my apartment blew up from the attack in new york. this story is such a lie.

Posted by: Tempest Rowe from Indiana
Wednesday July 10, 2002 @ 06:37 PDT
this is a fact!!!! it;s gonna happen again again very soon!!

i dint even know what happened to my mom... 
Posted by: Allison from houston
Thursday July 04, 2002 @ 05:13 PDT
i have never been so scared in my life. i was at school in math class (first period) and i had to go to the office. i went to the office to call my dad, while in the background i could hear the radio in a different room. all i heard was "o my god!...

Posted by: Eric Franzen from Brea
Wednesday July 03, 2002 @ 06:28 PDT
i was at work installing office furniture for one of our customers when the particular gentleman i was working for started to break down in tears and was asking, "why us? what did we do wrong?" i didn't hear much more from him. all the while i ...

our world is gone 
Posted by: Keith from Tampa
Tuesday July 02, 2002 @ 03:43 PDT
one september 11,01 my aunt took me to school i started school
at 9:00 am and thats whean the world was gone my aunt said we should all be nice to one another and we should so meany people died for no reazion i got an email it was about se...

where i was when i first heard the news.... 
Posted by: Kira from Cabot
Monday July 01, 2002 @ 11:28 PDT
i had just got out of bed on september 11th and i was about to get ready to go to school. i am in college and i decided to turn on the tv before i had to go. then i turned on and the attacks were on every channel and me just being in a hurry as us...

Posted by: keith from Tampa
Sunday June 30, 2002 @ 01:18 PDT
whean the world trade center was up until 9:00a.m.
my aunt droped me off at school we were in home room my l.a teacher m.s. quinn said it was hit 2nd per was on the way we all rushed in to the rooms as the teacher put baynuse9 on.
we saw t...

where i was on 9/11 
Posted by: Brandon Haney from Orlando, FL
Thursday June 27, 2002 @ 10:21 PDT
i was mars hill, nc at college when i first heard of the attacks. i was finishing up a calculus test and as my roommate and i were walking to the snack bar, i saw a group of people standing around the television monitors in the lobby. i did not kn...

9/11/01 - the morning of.... 
Posted by: Charles Blevins from Jersey City
Monday June 24, 2002 @ 10:46 PDT
i started my morning like every other. take the bus to journal square and take the path train to 14th street or wtc. that morning i figured i would take the train to world trade and catch the n to 14th ( a bit faster in the am). i got up a bit l...

Posted by: Charles Wade from Batavia
Monday June 24, 2002 @ 08:20 PDT
i was sitting in a meeting in school about a big senior project we had to do and it came over the loudspeaker that the world trade center and pentagon had been attacked. we all went into a classroom with about 65 other students and watched everyt...

i was at camp 
Posted by: logan kozyra from toledo
Thursday June 13, 2002 @ 11:26 PDT
i was at camp when the first plane hit. me and friends didn't even no.

still remembering 
Posted by: Amber from Woodbridge
Tuesday June 11, 2002 @ 07:29 PDT
i sit here looking over september 11th websites just as a reminder of how lucky i am to be alive. i live 20 miles from washington d.c. and it is so scary how close i was to the attack on the pentagon. i visited the pentagon today, on the nine mont...

Posted by: Josh from Bethesda
Sunday June 09, 2002 @ 07:23 PDT
i was in foreign language class when i heard about the attacks. we were sitting there and the teacher got a call from another teacher in the high school. she hung up and said that someone had bombed the world trade center. i had no clue what they ...

Posted by: jan kutarnia from clifton
Saturday June 08, 2002 @ 05:46 PDT
it start as a normal day. my friend went to dentist. when i came out from school, he and his friend came and told me that twins towers were hit and collapsed. i couldn't believe. until when i was back, on all the channels were about wtc, i went u...

poems i wrote...(*if you want to use them email me) 
Posted by: Daniel Sledge from Watkinsville
Thursday June 06, 2002 @ 02:21 PDT
a heroes tale
by daniel sledge

i knew that it was futile, searching through the clutter,
hoping someone lived, or that i heard a mutter,
i knew i should give up, hoping to find someone alive,
but everyone working was buzzin...

my anniversary 2001 
Posted by: Dennis Chester from Muskegon, MI
Wednesday June 05, 2002 @ 09:02 PDT
the morning of 9-11-01 was like many other, except for the fact that it was our 2nd anniversary. two years, already? the sun was coming in through the sliding door, nothing was wrong with the day. at around, 9:15 am one of our friends called an...

my mother works for american airlines 
Posted by: Mike from Palatine
Monday June 03, 2002 @ 08:56 PDT
i was in school when i heard the news.. i goto a community college. i was sooo terrified as soon as i heard that an american airlines plane hit. i just got up out of class and ran out of the room to my car and drove home. i was soo relieved ...

september 11th attack 
Posted by: Henry from San Gabriel
Monday June 03, 2002 @ 06:44 PDT
when i realized that it was the next day of sept. 11, i couldn't bearly believe that ny was in danger. i was feared. i hope no one that i know would be on these planes. during the sept. 11th attack, there were lots of people killed. there were ar...

thank you to all who contributed! 
Posted by: Jim from Des Moines
Monday June 03, 2002 @ 06:32 PDT
the day of the attack i was driving to school when i turned the channel on my radio to hear the radio dj just crying his eyes out as he told the awful story. tears came to my eyes as i listened to the awful story the awful thing that had happened...

red,white and blue are the greatest 
Posted by: diane pumphrey from woodlynne
Wednesday May 29, 2002 @ 06:11 PDT
unfortunatly, i never seen the wtc, until after 9-11 too weeks later
my children and me when to the sight and the people that was their for support were the best their so you could grave. when we went home we made a tribuet in front of our ho...

the everlasting day 
Posted by: Mark from Madison, New Jersey
Wednesday May 29, 2002 @ 02:13 PDT
hi everyone. i am a student at seton hall prep. i am 16 and want to share my story of september 11, 2001. that morning was the second day of school and didn’t think that anything real big was going to occur. boy was i wrong. that morning i w...

Posted by: alyson- 11 years old from methuen, ma
Sunday May 26, 2002 @ 06:08 PDT
i was at school when they announced that we were safe. that was all they said. we asked from what but they did not want to talk about it. we went home and switched on the tv right away. i was scared. all our homework was was to watch the news, rea...

Posted by: Amy from New York
Friday May 24, 2002 @ 09:42 PDT
that day i will never forget. i was in school ready to go to my next class, when all of a sudden my science teacher puts on her portable radio because the next door teacher told her to, my teacher started screaming. i was really scared because all...

my 9-11-01 effects 
Posted by: Christopher Williams from North Babylon NY
Friday May 24, 2002 @ 09:40 PDT
hi i was home during the terrible attacks and cried my eyes out for 2 days completey couldnt go out of the house...after all that every low flying plane i hear im sure its gonna hit another building and i dream about that horrible day which i hat...

oh my god. 
Posted by: Nikki from North Tonwanda ,New York 14120
Friday May 24, 2002 @ 06:40 PDT
i was at school when the attack happened.after i got home from school i turned on the news like i always do and it said 2 plains hit the twin towers.i was like oh my god and then i grabed the phone and called my best friend in the world and i aske...

school sucked that day 
Posted by: Emily from St.charles , Missouri
Thursday May 23, 2002 @ 08:58 PDT
i will never ever forget that day when the planes crashed in to the wtc. i was going to 4th hour and my friend jaquline came up to me and said" something bad has happened and it has to do with two really big buildings in new york. it was a half da...

the day it all happened 
Posted by: Mary Anderson from Cape Carteret, NC
Wednesday May 22, 2002 @ 04:36 PDT
i'm from long island, ny. i had been living in cape carteret, nc since june 29, 2001 when september 11th happened. i was getting ready for work that morning and had good morning america on in my bedroom, listening to the news as i got ready. wh...

on my way to work. 
Posted by: Bradford Richardson from Wichita
Wednesday May 22, 2002 @ 04:31 PDT
i was in my car when the breaking news came that the one of the twin towers had been hit by a jet liner. by the time i had arrived at work everyone was watching the tv's in my department (i am a electronics manager at a local retail establishment)...

Posted by: gupu from baltimore
Tuesday May 21, 2002 @ 08:24 PDT
i lost my friends dad

i remember 
Posted by: Kyle Gannon from Hillsboro, Oregon
Tuesday May 21, 2002 @ 07:42 PDT
i remeber the morning of 9/11/01, i had woke up late and i was going to be late to school but before i could get in the shower my mom calls to me to come into her room. i just remember thinking to myself not again, shes going to make me late to sc...

the terrible news at school 
Posted by: Sydney Young from Monroe,La
Monday May 20, 2002 @ 11:27 PDT
i was in english class, 1st period. my teacher, mrs. hill had gone to get something and when she came back she told us that two terrorist had just and me and my friend joked and said have just invaded our school. then we were told the real story. ...

sept 11....at school 
Posted by: caitlin jones from w monroe
Monday May 20, 2002 @ 11:21 PDT
hi. my name is caitlin and i would like to share my story of september 11th. i was at school when the planes crashed into the twin towers. i was in history when our pe coach came and told our teacher, mrs. hinchliffe, what had happened. our class ...

i woke up 
Posted by: Jay from Philly
Saturday May 18, 2002 @ 07:05 PDT
on september 11th 2001 my school was on strike. i woke up and all i heard on tv was the second tower has fallen. i jumped out of my bed and ran into the other room i saw on tv what was happening. even though i do not live in new york city i love n...

the u.s at it's worst 
Posted by: Lorie from Lebanon
Saturday May 18, 2002 @ 11:30 PDT
the day that america was attacked was the day that i thought the world was coming to an end.meanwhile i was at school, and the teachers couldn't tell us anything about the attacks, because the school board wouldn't let them and also, because they...

the view from 33,000 feet 
Posted by: Steven Hobbs from Orlando FL
Thursday May 16, 2002 @ 08:46 PDT
my 9/11/2001 story

ok so i sit here almost 5 months from the tragedy of 9/11/01. i still cannot forget the images of that day and tears are still present in my eyes anytime i think about things. below is my story. i am writing it out mo...

9/11/01 in school 
Posted by: Abby & Rebecca from Fairmont
Wednesday May 15, 2002 @ 06:24 PDT
becca and i were sitting in science class and mrs.presly (our teacher) turned on the tv. at first, we thought that we were watching a movie but then we realized this was real. when we saw the tower come down fate came to us right in the eyes. we k...

i was at school.......... 
Posted by: Sarah from Brillion
Tuesday May 14, 2002 @ 03:49 PDT
my story is that i was at school when this happened and we were told that the televison was going to be turned on and the teacher said it wasn't a laughing matter there has a been a plain crash and we all thought someone form school went on a trip...

period c 
Posted by: Brian Smith from Queens, NY
Monday May 13, 2002 @ 06:33 PDT
it was the end of period c class at holy cross high school in flushing, queens and the first day of my senior year. i was 17 at the time when the announcement came over the loudspeaker. being that i had a study hall i went to the deans office wher...

wake up people!!! 
Posted by: Rachel from Jacksonville, Florida
Thursday May 09, 2002 @ 08:08 PDT
my name is rachel, i live in jacksonville, florida, and i'm a 13-y/o 7th grader. when i first heard of this attack, i was in my 2nd period pre-algebra class. at first i thought it was just a rumor but when i went to my language arts class, the te...

fellow firefighter 
Posted by: Anthony Lockard from Robertsdale
Sunday May 05, 2002 @ 06:58 PDT
i remember 9-11-01,i was in my 3rd period biology class at tussey mountain high school when i heard the news that the twin towers were hit by two planes and imediatly my teacher turned on the news and i saw all the ladder trucks and engines and th...

young fireman 
Posted by: Joshua Rush from WALLER,TX
Wednesday May 01, 2002 @ 11:36 PDT
well this is joshua rush. i am a member of the waller vol.fire dept. in waller tx. i have seen the the problem in which the whole world was changed. i am 16 years old and in the 10th grade . after the world trade center came falling down and all ...

my day 
Posted by: Michele from Sayreville
Monday April 29, 2002 @ 01:15 PDT
i work in manhattan, so the day started out with me getting up and meeting my dad and my sister to travel in to work that morning. i just happened to be running late that morning and so was my sister. my father dropped us off at the path train a...

Posted by: Lee Ann from Vancover
Saturday April 27, 2002 @ 12:47 PDT
i woke up at 7:00 a.m. pacific time. my mom just left for work, my gradma was taking care of me and my brother was sleeping. i went to tv and watch some funny cartoons feeling very happy. then at 7:45 my mom called saying to watch cnn news. i aske...

the attack 
Posted by: Alex from Bronx New York
Wednesday April 24, 2002 @ 12:55 PDT
i am a 13 yer old eighth grader at villa maria academy,the school that burned down, and during first period relgion my principal walked in and informed us that the world trade center had been hit by aircraft. me and my class rushed my teachers li...

9-11-01 a day of tragedy 
Posted by: Karissa from Kentucky
Monday April 22, 2002 @ 03:27 PDT
i remember i was sitting in my 3rd period class and they told us to stop and pray for a second. we didn't know what had happened ...they didn't tell us at all. when we got to homeroom the news was on. i wanted to cry but stayed strong. my dad's a ...

waking up to the trategy 
Posted by: maritza from vancouver
Saturday April 20, 2002 @ 10:14 PDT
i woke up at the sound of the phone. i was sick the day that the tratedy happened. mom, brother, and i had no idea that anything had happened. my mom picked up the phone "hello?" as i heard my mom get up and turn the tv on, i heard sirens and peop...

my day at school 
Posted by: Kari from Darien
Thursday April 18, 2002 @ 04:25 PDT
when i first heard about what had happened, i remeber everything. . . where i was, how i felt, and how other people around me reacted. i go to a private school in new canaan connecticut and around 9:30 a.m all of the kids in the upper school (grad...

where i was 
Posted by: Thomas C. from Bryan, TX
Wednesday April 17, 2002 @ 12:51 PDT
it as around 8:50 a.m. and i was in my first period class. the teacher from across the hall ran into the room and yelled, "the world trade center is under attack, it's been hit by a plane." that was when we turned on the t.v. to cnn news nd follow...

where does my son work? 
Posted by: John Wray from Arlington
Wednesday April 17, 2002 @ 07:16 PDT
my mom was at work talking with one of her bosses. soon the master boss came in the room. she said "did you hear about the planes crashing, where does my son work i want to tell him". my mom and her other boss stood there looking at each other.rig...

school day 
Posted by: Dave Zita from Norton, Ohio
Tuesday April 16, 2002 @ 04:27 PDT
i was sitting in my 3rd period class.... i am a sophmore in high school by the way... and the principal came over the loudspeaker. we had no idea why, but he was crying. he said "a picture says a thousand words. turn your tv's to cnn." and we turn...

Posted by: Juak Strap from Lima
Tuesday April 16, 2002 @ 05:46 PDT
the world is ending i can feel it im telling you im not crazy

Posted by: Erik from Collingswood, NJ
Monday April 15, 2002 @ 10:39 PDT
i was so mad when i heard that terrorists had hit the wtc. on that day, i was coming back from my music class and i hear. at first i thought it was an accident but then later when i finally heard who osama bin laden was, i got even madder. i was a...

where's matt? 
Posted by: Lindsey Yarnell from Northern New Jersey
Saturday April 13, 2002 @ 05:27 PDT
that tuesday started off pretty normal.. got to school around 7:20, had humanities from 7:35 to 8:35, and then grabbed my books and went to french class.
we were just hanging out in class, doing listening exercises when one of our janitors, jo...

where i was on 9/11 
Posted by: Brynn Kishbaugh from West Hazleton, PA
Tuesday April 09, 2002 @ 07:35 PDT
a most ever so typical day started out for me on 9/11. i woke up, got dressed, went to school. approaching my 2nd period class, i had heard the mumbling of other students in the halls that a plane had been flown into a building. i at that time was...

god bless america 
Posted by: Ashiya E. Kenyatta from San Diego,CA
Friday March 29, 2002 @ 10:33 PST
god bless america

so depressed about this..... 
Posted by: very depressed person from north adams
Wednesday March 27, 2002 @ 10:28 PST
i am still so devistated about this tragic happening.....i wish i would have never happened...so many people died and many family members of many people died....this is so depressing i cant stand to hear any more....bin laden should suffer like th...

Posted by: Shawn from New Hampshire
Tuesday March 26, 2002 @ 06:08 PST
i was sitting on my couch with a broken ankle that had me laid up and watched it all unfold. i called my father-in-law first because he works in a nuclear plant and i was afraid what would happen next. my fear soon turned to rage! god bless the usa!

where i was one 9-11-01 
Posted by: Ashley Roberts from Spencerville
Tuesday March 26, 2002 @ 10:35 PST
it seemed to be an average day at school. it was the end of 3rd period and i was going out to my locker before the bell rang as usual. as i walked back into class i heard someone say that the pentagon had been bombed...all the tv's in the classr...

why us? 
Posted by: Jennifer Walker from Providence
Monday March 25, 2002 @ 03:09 PST
what happened to us on 9/11/01 was terrible and should had never happened. we didn't deserve it at all. when i first heard of what happened i was in algebra class. when i first seen it though in a+ it made me feel so sick to see that going you. it...

at basic training 
Posted by: Shawn Wayman from Muncie, IN
Friday March 22, 2002 @ 01:25 PST
i was at basic training at for benning, ga when the attacks occurred. i remember sitting around that morning at reception and hearing one of the drill sgt.s say that one of the buildings had been hit by a plane. nobody knew if it was an accident o...

when it happened 
Posted by: Lee Hollis from Stevenage (U.K)
Friday March 22, 2002 @ 11:11 PST
i was at home watching t.v when the phone began to ring, it was my dad, he said this exact phrase:
"lee! put the news on now, it is urgent!"
so i put the t.v on to sky news and i saw the n. tower of the wtc in flames, so i dropped the phone ...

on 9-11.... 
Posted by: Jerry from Pelzer, SC
Wednesday March 20, 2002 @ 10:13 PST
when i first heard about it, i was on the way to school. my car was frozen and i was running late. i heard it on the radio that morning, not believing it. then, when i was in spanish, we watched it on tv, and i was horrified at what i saw.

Posted by: Angela from Boston, MA
Monday March 18, 2002 @ 10:33 PST
on 9/11/2001, i was walking out of my gym class in
utter disgust. i had heard a plane struck the world
trade center in new york city a mere 15-20 minutes
earlier. at first, i thought it was a hoax, nothing
but a stupid rumor. never, di...

red white and blue (poem) 
Posted by: Jillian Renton from Moncton NB
Saturday March 16, 2002 @ 05:41 PST
red, the color of the blood,
that along with the rubble,
falls like a flood.

two giants, down they fall,
screams of pain and fear,
heard from all.

white, color of peace and hope,
stained by revence and hate,
by peop...

watching you come down! 
Posted by: Danielle Fisher from New York
Saturday March 16, 2002 @ 07:57 PST
it was a beautiful sunny day in new york, and i was walking to school. well, everything was peaceful, and everyone was walking on the streets as usuall. visitors coming and taking pictures of all the beautiful sceneries. but when i left for sch...

where i was on 9/11 
Posted by: Tommy from New York
Thursday March 14, 2002 @ 05:42 PST
i was just getting off the ferry to get on the train to go to school in the city . we got off at about 8ish, stopped to get a bagel, and got to the subway. we went on and as we were riding felt a jolt sorta and a loud ban...

50th floor 
Posted by: john varela from corona ny
Wednesday March 13, 2002 @ 11:44 PST
i am very deeply sorry for those who lost there love ones. i was in the builiding when the attacked occurred. i am very emotional at times but with god hopes we should all be fine.

cousin dave. 
Tuesday March 12, 2002 @ 06:18 PST
my cousin dave was killed sept.11 and though it has been six months i still can't seem to believe it. i have never lost anyone that meant anything to me, so i dont know how it feels to lose , until now. well anyway i just though it will help if i...

steph's comfusion 
Posted by: Stephanie Worster from Raymond
Tuesday March 12, 2002 @ 09:38 PST
i was in school when 9-11 happened. our school, raymond high, along wiht other school's across the country stopped everything and watched what was going on. there were students piling into rooms form the hals.. teachers from other classroooms that...

math class 
Posted by: Matt Mendel from Orlando
Monday March 11, 2002 @ 06:50 PST
i was in math class. it was near the end of the class and i heard the prinicipal get on the intercom talking about how this is a horrible day for american's and how something could happen so massive, though he didn't say what happened. i asked the...

c/o 2002 
Posted by: Anna from San Diego, CA
Monday March 11, 2002 @ 01:40 PST
during the first week of febuary, 11 high school seniors from my school went down to help out at st. peter's church two blocks from ground zero. that is where the fdny, nypd, and papd can go to eat, sleep, and simply get away from things. it was t...

i will be your hero 
Posted by: Fred J Strychnewicz from Macdill Air Force Base, FL
Monday March 11, 2002 @ 01:30 PST
i was cleaning the bathtub when one of my relatives came in and told me that some buildings in ny had been hit by planes and all aircraft in u.s. airspace had been ordered to land. i went out of the bathroom and looked at the tv and there it was, ...

west broadway memoirs 
Posted by: Anonymous from Malvern
Monday March 11, 2002 @ 01:07 PST
i was on west broadway watching the towers burn and eventually fall. i was standing next to a young man of indian descent and an older, caucasian lady. we stood there for over a half-hour. unfortunately i was the first to start noticing the bod...

my story 
Posted by: Alex from China
Monday March 11, 2002 @ 11:59 PST
lots of people died.

forever changed 
Posted by: Laura from Pueblo,Colorado
Monday March 11, 2002 @ 10:15 PST
i was at work the day our nation was attacked. i was working for
a grocery store in texas on that fateful day. i was standing with
a fellow co-worker when a friend from the produce department came up to us both and his words were those that ...

i was scared....cause i'm history 
Posted by: Michelle Cherry from Livingston,Texas
Sunday March 10, 2002 @ 02:10 PST
i was scared and still am....i'm only 12 what will happen to me ....i'm to young to die....and so were some of those people.
i didn't know anything about it until i got to school....i didn't make a big deal about it either cause i didn't kn...

Posted by: robyn from detroit lakes
Saturday March 09, 2002 @ 10:03 PST
well first of all i didnt even know what was happening because i was jus sitin in prime time (home room) and my teacher was like " o my gosh thats terrible" and im like " wut wut im so lost" and i looked at the tv and saw it new york the plain the...

Posted by: paul pantle from clearwater florida
Saturday March 09, 2002 @ 07:32 PST
to osama & crew

what comes around
goes around
time is on your side
though god is not
you'll burn in hell
and rot rot rot

my story 
Posted by: Katie from Raleigh
Saturday March 09, 2002 @ 06:40 PST
this was the kind of thing that people never expect, but somehow brought us all closer together.
it was about one month since high school started for me, i was 14 years old and still a nervous freshman with a good amount of friends, although we...

the day i truly grew up 
Posted by: Dolores from Dallas, TX
Friday March 08, 2002 @ 10:57 PST
i was in 11th grade, and 17 years old. i remember my geography class had a project due on september 10th. we had 6 groups of 2 or 3 students. i was the only one to show up in my group that monday so my teacher let me present it on tuesday if someo...

my school day 
Posted by: Jess from pittsburgh,pa
Friday March 08, 2002 @ 07:30 PST
i was 10 years old on 9-11-01 when in the morning a girl in my class went to the dentist and came back to and told us what happened. then over the anoucements that there was no recces outside today. i got scared. in the after noon i was even more ...

sept. 11th day 
Posted by: Michael from Miami
Friday March 08, 2002 @ 03:03 PST
well im in 5th garde, but we were in math and after our morning announcements we forgot to turn the t.v. off. (our morning announcements is the channel is cnn.) and well our t.v. flickered on and we all saw at that moment a plane fly into one of t...

my shock 
Posted by: Jake from Anschuetz
Friday March 08, 2002 @ 07:52 PST
i was in social studies when my principal came over the pa and said the wtc's had been hit and i noticed there was a panic in her voice my girlfriend walked in and was crying her eyes and said that her dad worked right down the street of the wtc's...

Posted by: Eric from Milwaukee, WI
Tuesday March 05, 2002 @ 06:16 PST
that morning i was sick with a cold. i got up and called my mom at work and she sounded so depressed. then she said "man im so sick of whats going on in the world today." and i said bye. then i terned on the tv and oddly enough it was on fox. i sa...

at school 
Posted by: Matt T. from Austin
Monday March 04, 2002 @ 06:50 PST
i was in school when it happened. the twin towers had been destroyed by terrorists. the whole school was in shock. every class had time for prayer. i was in first period and i saw the second plane hit the twin towers. as soon as i got home i calle...

where i was on that horrid day... 
Posted by: Malia from Cranston
Sunday March 03, 2002 @ 09:17 PST
i can remember 9-11-01 as if it was just yesterday. i walked into my science room and sat down. anthony, a boy who sat in front of me, turned around and told me the breaking news that the pentagon was struck by a plane. i didn't believe him, i tho...

this was my movie 
Posted by: Andy from Milwaukee
Sunday March 03, 2002 @ 08:09 PST
september 11, it feels like the name of a sad movie. i woke up that day to a telephone ring of a friend in panic saying, "we are going to war" and "they bombed the pentagon". needless to say, i didn't hit the snooze button.

the whole week...

Posted by: Holley from Port Angeles, WA
Saturday March 02, 2002 @ 10:41 PST
i was watching cnn as i usually do at 6 in the morning (pacific time) when i wake up and get ready for school, and then there was the breaking news. all day in school we sat and watched it . . .the buildings collapse, the pentagon. . .. exc. my ...

pain and sorrow 
Posted by: Eunice Villaneda from Sun Valley
Wednesday February 27, 2002 @ 12:36 PST
i woke up that morning,
a woderfull new day.
not knowing what was going on,
it was the saddest.
i went to school,
in terrible shock.
we watched the news,
so many people lost.
why? we must ask why?
why do so many people h...

how i felt on 9/11/01 
Posted by: TYLER from Westfield
Sunday February 24, 2002 @ 04:04 PST
i was at school when the attack happened, but around 9:00 (eastern time) i was feeling kind of weird but i did't know why.
so when i got home my brother told me what happend, i was in shock when he told me this. then i turned on the t.v. and ev...

where i was on 9/11 
Posted by: Chris from Lancaster
Saturday February 23, 2002 @ 09:30 PST
even though i am writing this 5 months later. i remember it like it was yesterday. the principal of my school came on the pa system and told teachers to turn off there tvs and continue there teachings. since that teachers class i was in didn't ha...

where was i sept. 11 
Posted by: Ruth from Souderton
Friday February 22, 2002 @ 09:39 PST
i had already started 3rd period, when we heard a commotion going on the hall. it turns out our next door teacher wanted us to tune into cnn. we did as he sayed and were shocked to see what we were watching.
i remember in particular, ...

my september 11th, 2001 
Posted by: Adrian Zink from Lawrence, KS
Thursday February 21, 2002 @ 04:53 PST
i went to campus (ku) at about 7:30 in the morning to go to work at the entomology museum from 8-5 on september 11th. i get to work and sit down at my station, then i turned on the radio. i expected music to be coming from the station i was list...

my story of a day of terror 
Posted by: John Wiesemann from Cliffwood Beach, NJ
Thursday February 21, 2002 @ 01:01 PST
i was working in 2 world trade center on the morning of the tragic events. i was working on the 69th floor, i heard and felt crash into the north tower. all i could do, was to run scared toward the middle of the building to stay away from the wind...

a terribe nightmare 
Posted by: Demetrios Sitaras from Phoenix
Monday February 18, 2002 @ 09:50 PST
on september 10 2001, my girlfriend and i decided to watch a movie. i decided to watch "independence day". for those of you whom have not seen this movie, it is entirely about the destruction of the u.s.a. the movie shows many destructive scenes...

Posted by: Sean Luo from Albany
Monday February 18, 2002 @ 07:06 PST
i was scared. i didn't know what to do. i talked to ny friends about it. i think the wtc should have had a hole in the middle of the towers to prevent another terrist attack

it was so scary... 
Posted by: Mandi Porter from Washington State
Saturday February 16, 2002 @ 01:49 PST
i'm a high school freshman. i didn't actually hear about it until both of the planes struck the world trade centers. i was sitting in my classroom, everything was normal(it was 1st period.) then our principal came on over the public address syste...

the horror i experienced... 
Posted by: Pete Burke from New York
Wednesday February 13, 2002 @ 04:04 PST
september 11, 2001


through the windows of the apartment, the soft glow of morning light was now starting to creep in. it was the kind of light that gently let’s you know you’ve stayed up way too late. i was beyond tired, and ...

i shall never forget 9/11/01 
Posted by: Sonja from Virginia, MN
Tuesday February 12, 2002 @ 01:21 PST
my husband and i were living in kansas city, mo. on that tuesday morning that started out like any other, we had gone downstairs of the program we were in for a prayer/bible study, when we noticed that the director had the t.v. on (which was unusu...

where i was on 9-11 
Posted by: Justin Marsh from Pawtucket, RI
Monday February 11, 2002 @ 01:32 PST
ironically, i was giving blood on 9-11 as i was watching the attacks. i told the nurse, "you better take 3 more tubes out of me, because we'll need them for those people over in ny". i never felt so angry at another human being in my life. i hope ...

ny is still in my heart 
Posted by: lisa from gainesville florida
Monday February 11, 2002 @ 03:36 PST
i was born and raised on long island and lived in ny until last year.i did not find out about the attacks until a few hours later because i did not have on the television. when i saw what had happened i could not believe it. it was surreal. at...

my thoughts on 9/11/01 
Posted by: debbie forrest from leicester,vt
Saturday February 09, 2002 @ 01:49 PST
i was at home when the first tower got hit, my stepson called me on the phone and told me about it and i was devestated. about an hour later when the second tower was hit, i was at work. i did not want to be at work that day, because i was so gr...

what i did on 9/11/01 
Posted by: Erin Somerville from W. Lafayette, IN
Friday February 08, 2002 @ 12:54 PST
i live in indiana. this seems far away from new york city, but on 9/11, i felt closer than ever.
i saw the news before i went to school, becuase my dad was watching cnn, like he always does in the morning. we were taking i-step tests that day,...

september 11, 2001 
Posted by: Quita from Yonkers, New York
Thursday February 07, 2002 @ 08:31 PST
well my started as usual get read for work/school, drop off my 7yr old at school & then head off to work. when i was on the cross county parkway i noticed how beautiful the sky looked, it was such a pretty blue & the temperture was great so i was...

two is what we were.......one is what we are 
Posted by: Jenn from Ohio
Tuesday February 05, 2002 @ 12:25 PST
i remember it like it was yesterday. i was walking to my 7-8 class when i first heard what happened. i go to the biggest high school in ohio and one of the largest in the usa so everyone in my school was scared. we thought the terrorist we...

i remember...... 
Posted by: heather from hollywood,fl
Friday February 01, 2002 @ 09:14 PST
9:20 am, 5 minutes before the bell was to ring for the ending of my first period, chemistry class. my principal of my high school (st.thomas aquinas in fort lauderdale) and announced to us all that "two planes had crashed into the twin towers" and...

in school on 9-11 
Posted by: Dana from Sunrise
Friday February 01, 2002 @ 10:53 PST
when i was in school n 9-11 the teachers had to disconnect the tv's. the teachers weren't allowed to talk about anything that happened. children were crying because they heard what was happening. there were parents coming to school crying and pi...

that day 
Posted by: Erin from Mt. Sterling
Thursday January 31, 2002 @ 01:26 PST
i am 13 years old and in the seventh grade. the attack happened during my first class of the day. we walked into our second class and saw the first tower on fire with smoke pourung out of it. while our teacher was explaing it we saw the secon...

god bless america! 
Posted by: J.K. from TN
Thursday January 31, 2002 @ 08:43 PST
i remeber that day like it was yesterday. i was in 2nd period and a principle came in the room and was talking to the teacher in private "we all were making fun of them why they were talking" and then te teacher looked at us sad and said "guys jus...

your blessed 
Posted by: angel from a brige over troubled water
Thursday January 31, 2002 @ 04:22 PST
who survived in the world trade center. god blessed you all

i had a dream 
Posted by: phyco from new england
Thursday January 31, 2002 @ 04:15 PST
i had a dream that one day something bad would happen. i didn't quite know what or when. it was weird. i saw the plane and i saw the building but i didn't know what building. it was tall, so very tall like going up forever. but i didn't know where...

the day the world stood still 
Posted by: STEVE KLOTT from MESA
Thursday January 31, 2002 @ 01:49 PST
i was sleeping and my mother called from work and told me to turn
on the news,and when i saw the planes hit the towers i just broke
in tears.my first thought was who could be so mad at our nation to
do such a awful thing to us.there for a...

Posted by: klay5000 from usa
Tuesday January 29, 2002 @ 05:42 PST
i heard that a lady jumped 9 stories to try to survive and she live. but we cant give all credit to volinters how about the dog that led his master 79 floors to safty. or the german shepard that found burried bodies in the rubble. if it wasn't bec...

Posted by: f from rtyrt
Wednesday January 23, 2002 @ 02:46 PST
loves each and every one

i almost died 
Posted by: bob from marly
Wednesday January 23, 2002 @ 02:33 PST
i was falling out of the twin towers when superman saved me

living through history 
Posted by: Emilio Diaz from Tampa
Wednesday January 23, 2002 @ 11:43 PST
i will never ever forget what happened that day. i was teaching my group of second graders and was on my break. i was walking through the halls of the school when a friend of mine stopped me and told me that a plane had crashed in the world trad...

what happened 
Posted by: Just Me from Milwaukee
Wednesday January 23, 2002 @ 02:18 PST
i was sitting in the living room watching good morning america, and waiting for a business call. my life had taken a drastic change of course this past summer - and for the past months, i had been doing a lot of soul searching and trying to find ...

oh my god, where is laura? 
Posted by: Christine Mendez from West Sayville
Tuesday January 22, 2002 @ 06:56 PST
it was a regular day for me. i was rushing through my morning, getting my boys ready for school and trying to get my act together. as i recall, i drove up to my baby sitters house and she said a plane just hit the world trade center! i said "wh...

the day before and the morning of..... 
Posted by: Heidi Komenski from Seattle/Bothell, WA
Tuesday January 22, 2002 @ 10:03 PST
it was a bright and beautiful on the day of sept. 10th. my younger brother who is a jr in high school was on his way home from school. he droves a heavy weight 1984 station wagon. on his way fron turning out of the school, his attention span was n...

Posted by: jason smith from new york
Monday January 21, 2002 @ 07:23 PST
all of a sudden i heard a boom when i looked it was a plane that hit the world trade centers my wife worked there i cant say the rest i will start to cry

a day i will never forget 
Posted by: Bob from Greenwich, CT
Friday January 18, 2002 @ 07:37 PST
on the night of september 10, i remember being nervous and very anxious for some reason. i do not know why, but i figure it is just because i am paranoid about forgetting to do projects/stuff at school. could have been a sign, though.


sept 11 
Posted by: Frank from Long Beach
Thursday January 17, 2002 @ 12:09 PST
sept 11,2001
i work for a very large e-commerce financial solutions company where i visit clients throughout the five boroughs and long island.
that particular morning i needed to start my day downtown on nassau street. my plans were to take...

god shed his grace on thee 
Posted by: Karen from Latham
Monday January 14, 2002 @ 11:11 PST
my story begins when i arrive at college a little early that day with my friend mary (we carpool together on tuesday's). we walked into the campus center of hvcc and sat at a table around 9 am. at this point we had heard nothing....and then it h...

where i was 
Posted by: Mazzocchi from New York
Monday January 14, 2002 @ 08:09 PST
since i an only 14 i was obviously in school. i'm in the 8th grade i was in 4th period around 10:00 my teacher came in and said... "boys and girls..." i knew something was wrong by the tone of her voice. "at around 8:30 a very tragic event happene...

all filth 
Posted by: www.heytim.com from www.heytim.com
Monday January 14, 2002 @ 01:55 PST
i never knew what would happen. the islamic ge had drive planes into towers because they gave up trying to hijack planes for a living. i was sick that day but received a call from someone to tell me to turn the idiot box right on. i found that one...

from our school, we watched. 
Posted by: Greg Morris from Brooklyn, N.Y.
Sunday January 13, 2002 @ 07:04 PST
i can even remember what i was wearing, who i was with, and most of where i was. i was in new utrecht high school when the first plane hit, and from our 4th floor window, we could see the trade center burning in the distance. after as i walked to...

praying for fellow firefighters 
Posted by: Jessica Sanchez from New Milford N.J.
Friday January 11, 2002 @ 06:15 PST
when it all started i was sleeping and my fire pager went off. all of us firefighters were called to stand by for nyc. not knowing why my firedepartment would go all the way to the city i asked my dad what was going on. he pointed to the t.v. an...

kill osama 
Posted by: Jennine from Trenton
Friday January 11, 2002 @ 11:28 PST
the 9-11-01 caused me to go insane. i am a high school student and when i found out about it it terriblely hurt me. the man i love lives in northarlington and that was so close to nyc and i didnt know if in any way that he may been in tttown n got...

where was i 
Posted by: jim from redlands, ca
Thursday January 10, 2002 @ 09:24 PST
i was sleeping. around 700 am pst my brother rushed in my room and said the trade towers are gone. and me being in the area of sleep and awake i told him to get out of here. about 15 mins later he yelled up the stairs we are under attack. i though...

Posted by: Michael Burglund from Manchester, NH
Thursday January 10, 2002 @ 12:06 PST
strangest thing. you never know what is going to happen when you wake up in the morning. i was sleeping when the first plane hit the tower. i was awakened to the yells of my roommates in the other room. one of them burst in the room and turned...

near death 
Posted by: Antonio from New York City
Monday January 07, 2002 @ 01:06 PST
sept. 11th "a date which will live in infamy"
i worked in the world trade center #2, my wife worked in wtc #1.
when i heard the rumble almost like thunder, i had no idea what it was. as people were rushing out of the building i stopped some ...

Posted by: Danielle Monaco from New York
Monday January 07, 2002 @ 10:12 PST
on september 11th 2001, a very close friend to the family, named sal(a firefighter) rushed into the burning world trade center, without any thought in his mind, but to save the lives of those within. after days of waiting, we never heard from him ...

school stinks 
Posted by: Francesca R from Lynbrook
Monday January 07, 2002 @ 10:11 PST
@ school no one would tell us what happen.. parents were coming to get students and we were all fine and happy not thinking anything happened. our school wouldnt share anything they said it was and electricity thing. i got home thinking i was fine...

not meant to be 
Posted by: Sarah from ansonia
Sunday January 06, 2002 @ 03:23 PST
mt nextdoor neighbor 's cosin worked at the twin towers but didn 't go to work that day because he over - slept and decided not to go.

the most wonderful son in the world 
Posted by: susan carroll from west hempstead
Saturday January 05, 2002 @ 11:45 PST
my son kevin colbert worked at #2 wtc 89th floor for keefe, bruyette & woods. i say he is the most wonderful son in the world, but he was also my best friend and roomate.. you see after a failed marriage and two small children later i was left hom...

god bless america!!! 
Posted by: christina from pittsburgh
Monday December 31, 2001 @ 07:09 PST
i don't know how many people really care about where i was when i first heard about the attacks but i will tell you anyhow...i was in woodshop at my high school and my teacher told us...however since i live about 10 minutes from pgh intl airport i...

my story 
Posted by: Lexi Knoch from Nashville
Monday December 31, 2001 @ 09:05 PST
even though i am 11 years old, i still have a story to tell. i was in music class. when our teacher was coming to get us, they told us that terorists had crashed into the twin towers. i thought at the time they meant tourists, and so did everyone ...

wtc and me 
Posted by: John D from Brooklyn Ny
Sunday December 30, 2001 @ 09:54 PST
wtc was like my second home. after school me and my friends would always hang out in or around it. it was a cool place to be. i took the n/r train line every day jus so i could say " if sumthing were too happen to this place atleast i can say i wa...

no laughs after 8:00am cst 
Posted by: Jon P. from Muenster
Saturday December 29, 2001 @ 03:43 PST
it was first period in our school which was about to be dismissed when all of a sudden our principal walks in and hands our algebra teacher a note saying a plane has hit the world trade center tower. at this time only 1 plane had hit. we were all ...

the terror of the attack during biology class 
Posted by: Nick from Port Washington
Friday December 28, 2001 @ 06:11 PST
it was 9:10 on a tuesday morning and my biology class was talking abut cell reproduction. the principal came onto the loud speaker and said he had some troubling news. he said that a 767 airline jet had crashed into the north tower of the world tr...

a day i could not take seriously 
Posted by: Rosie from New Jersey
Thursday December 27, 2001 @ 06:49 PST
i didn't hear about the attack on the wtc until i arriveat 5th period in school. my teacher said the twin towers were hit by a plane. at first ithought he was joking but then i went online and saw the news. that day i had actually cut school to...

where i was 
Posted by: Jocelyn from Waterford
Wednesday December 26, 2001 @ 08:45 PST
i'm 13 years old and when this happened, i was sitting in my 8th grade foods class. one of the teachers from another classroom came in and whispered something to my teacher. i thought nothing of it because thats what they always do. then my teache...

what happen on 9-11-01 
Posted by: tazman47710 from evansville
Monday December 24, 2001 @ 05:32 PST
when that happen, i was in my a.j.r.o.t.c. class. and when are sai came in to the class room he sayed i need to tell you all some thing. and then he say to us that the wourld tread center was hit bye a plane. and he sayed that it was planed to ...

Posted by: Kristyn from Willoughby, Oh
Monday December 24, 2001 @ 10:29 PST
i was in my 4th period english class all the teachers were called up to the office and all the activities after school were cancled and my teacher came back and she was crying. we asked what was wrong she said she was not allowed to tell us . when...

my story 
Posted by: Sarah from pennsylvania
Saturday December 22, 2001 @ 02:57 PST
when i was in school and i saw on tv the planes hitting the towers i was so scared. mostly all my friends were crying. after that day i'm sure everybodies lives changed. i know mine did. i've been saying many prayers for those people who have ...

~*~i will always remember this and cherish it in my heart~*~ 
Posted by: Amber from Memphis,TN
Friday December 21, 2001 @ 03:06 PST
i was at school the day this happened i was walking to my 3rd per. class and everyone was talking about the wtc being attacked...they turned on the tv and we were watching it in class i could not believe my eyes and what i was looking at..at first...

where i was 
Posted by: Logan Buren from Louisville
Thursday December 20, 2001 @ 05:17 PST
i was in science class when the plane hit and everybody was screaming and then turned on the t.v.

a glimpse of hell 
Posted by: Chris Vartanian from Oak Ridge
Thursday December 20, 2001 @ 02:33 PST
i was in science class when i heard what happened, our princible said "two hijacked planes crashed into the world trade center, it happend about half an hour ago". i was stunned, i literally couldnt move for at least 5 sec. when i was in gym(4th p...

3rd period class 
Posted by: Chris from Vineland
Friday December 14, 2001 @ 07:41 PST
im chris
i was in my communications class with my friends dan, kyle and doug. we were in the middle of doing our project when our teacher said "hey a plane crashed into the world trade center". we all laughed cause at the moment we thought i...

twice now 
Posted by: Scott Brown from Tulsa, OK.
Wednesday December 12, 2001 @ 07:05 PST
living only two hours from oklahoma city, i can remember the day of april 19, 1995 very well. september 11, 2001 will live in my memory just as intensely. i was driving my children to school, and suddenly, at 7:59, kbez dj cindy bear announced s...

the traggic day 
Posted by: barbara and heather from jackson
Tuesday December 11, 2001 @ 08:15 PST
i remember the day this all happened we were in mr. quilllen class (2 nd hour ) at 9. 40 when all those villains took lots of are citizens thankgivin for who ever invented cell phones or we would have not known if any of this would have happened ...

remembering where i was on 9.11 
Posted by: Mike Meister from Hamilton
Sunday December 09, 2001 @ 11:55 PST
i was sitting at my desk at work when the co-worker next to me said a plane had crashed into one of the towers of the world trade center. my first thought was that it was a small plane and i remembered how i read that one time a plane crashed int...

Posted by: Drew from Swansea IL
Sunday December 09, 2001 @ 12:32 PST
i feel sorry for all the people in new york who had to go through the wtc attacks. i was about 18 hrs away from nyc when it happened. i was in my second hour class where every class was split up. when i heard about it. so it was 8:50. so it would...

almost to close 
Posted by: Ryan from New York
Saturday December 08, 2001 @ 08:36 PST
september 11 my older brother was on a plane to go from saudi, arabia to cali. in between there were many layovers and one of his layovers was in jfk airport to la. i was sitting in school when i heard the news of the attacks. i didn't really pay ...

the day 
Posted by: richard from saginaw
Friday December 07, 2001 @ 02:12 PST
i woke up that day and went to school and the princible said on the pa that we are going to the gym for a prayer service.now i go to a st.stephen a vp school.she had told us that the ny wtc had collapsed and that palins hit it.she also told us the...

september 11 
Posted by: Keegan Rae from Brewer
Friday December 07, 2001 @ 02:11 PST
it started out as any other normal day. i got up and went to school. i had just gotten out of french class when my teacher told us that terrorist have hijacked planes and drove them into the twin towers. never knew what the twin tower where, so i...

no title 
Posted by: Joe from Addison,il
Wednesday December 05, 2001 @ 12:00 PST
i had that tuesday off from work, so i was sleeping untill about 9:45 (chicago time) which was well after the second plane hit the wtc. my roomate had just got home from work and woke me up
and told me about the attacks. i asked him where he ...

where i was on the day of hell... 
Posted by: Andy D'Angelo from Reading
Monday December 03, 2001 @ 05:31 PST
i was in middle school. in the morning i heard some kids talking about buildings falling down in new york. i just disregarded it. i was in phys.-ed. class at about eleven o'clock and i got more info from some friends and i was shocked and stu...

a day i'll never forget. 
Posted by: Gina L. Camarda from Quinque, Virginia
Sunday December 02, 2001 @ 06:21 PST
believe it or not, at the time of the attacks, i was working at
9-1-1. we were all just doing our jobs, answering phones and speaking to police officers over the radio. we had the today show on in the room. we were stunned when we saw the da...

the day the world turned upside down 
Posted by: Nick Delahaye from Orinda
Saturday December 01, 2001 @ 10:41 PST
i woke on sep. 11 and quickly got dressed for school. it was then when my mother walked in and said, "nick, terrorists have crashed in to the world trade center". i became worried. i asked her if the buildings had fallen over. she led me downst...

alone at school 
Posted by: Erica from Walkertown, NC
Friday November 30, 2001 @ 09:01 PST
on september 11,2001 i was at school in my science class. i have a pager that i get news updates on. it had been going off since around 10 and i never thought to check it. it went off one last time before i checked it. it had told the tragic n...

2nd plane went in wtc 9-11-01 
Posted by: Joe from NJ
Friday November 30, 2001 @ 07:53 PST
i was on the new jersey turnpike when the 2nd plane went into the wtc. the njtp was like a parking lot. i couldnt believe my eyes what i had saw that moring. i saw the plane go right into the building like a can opener. then a loud booming sound c...

my son 
Posted by: Amanda Bishop from Fulton
Friday November 30, 2001 @ 02:29 PST
hello. i just wanted to say that my son deven micheal burl was born on september 11 2001. i had him at 4:01 am. when i woke up after haveing him. i thought it was just a movie they had just come out with. but i was happy cause my son was the firs...

Posted by: a from a
Friday November 30, 2001 @ 10:55 PST

No Way! 
Posted by: Amara from Battle Ground
Friday November 23, 2001 @ 10:53 PST
i never watch the news in the morning, or listen to the radio. september 11th, 2001 was no exception. september 11th was just another day to me. i got in the car, got driven to my high school and walked in the hallway. the first thing i noticed wa...

MY American Hopes 
Posted by: Elizabeth from Erie
Wednesday November 21, 2001 @ 08:12 PST
i was first in my spanish class when an announcement came over the loud speaker " attention all students at this time we would like to have a moment of silence a horrible event that have taken place this morning, today, on september 11, 2001 ...

Head to toe 
Posted by: Allison from Jacksonville, Fl
Tuesday November 20, 2001 @ 01:39 PST
i was at college when i heard about the planes and the wtc. it was 10:35 and ironically enough, i was in u.s. history 1985-present, when a classmate came in in a rush and told us limited info about it. our (highly opinionated) professor came in ...

9-11-01 Preview of Hell 
Posted by: Alex from West Milwaukee
Monday November 19, 2001 @ 09:31 PST
i was in school, going about my normal day when the principal came on the announcements (via tvs) and told everybody in the school that we should go about our day and to not have on the tv or radio or web or anything else. i had not known that an...

September 11, terror at school 
Posted by: Katie from Norway Maine
Monday November 19, 2001 @ 06:12 PST
on september 11, 2001, i was at my high school having a not-so easy day. i was having all my core classes: math, english, history, science. we had split up into groups and were in different rooms. everyone was just sitting there listening to the t...

September 11,2001 A The Tribute to the Victims 
Posted by: Jonathan Alberts from Washington DC
Friday November 16, 2001 @ 08:29 PST
september 11, 2001
a tribute to the victims
by: jonathan alberts

where i once heard voices
and laughter
i now hear nothing


they took a chance
they lost their lives

how you ask?

they went to w...

A sad Day in US history 
Posted by: Peter from Brooklyn, New York
Thursday November 15, 2001 @ 03:35 PST
so many doors, so little time... did you know that the world trade center was filled with over 1000 doors? you know how much door humping action that is? f*** you taliban!

How 9-11-01 affects me... 
Posted by: Brandon Herring from North Kansas City (Soon to be Liberty)
Thursday November 15, 2001 @ 03:30 PST
i was at school on september 11th, 2001. the time was around 8:50 a.m. i had just gotten out of my first english class (in college). i had received a b+ on my paper and i was very excited, so i called my mom and tried to tell her. for some reason ...

My View 
Posted by: Andrew Baicher from Somerset
Thursday November 15, 2001 @ 10:50 PST
shortly before 91101 my grandmother passed a way. she lived on the lower east side on manhattan, new york. from her bedroom window you had a beautiful view of the twin towers. my uncle, who lived with my grandma, saw the terrible acts and unfor...

the day the towers came down...... 
Posted by: jello from VICTORIA, b.c. canada
Tuesday November 13, 2001 @ 10:49 PST
it was an ordinary day. the sun was shining the birds were chirping and people getting ready for the day. if u do not know already victoria is on the west coast about 100 miles north of seattle on the southern tip of vancouver island. well i was ...

My 9-11-01 
Posted by: Adam Stroud from Imlaystown, NJ
Tuesday November 13, 2001 @ 06:03 PST
i woke up at around 8:00 that morning and i dragged myself into the shower and got ready for college. i never thought that day would have been any different from any other day before this one; i never thought that after that day the world would b...

Morning of 9-11 
Posted by: Partap Rehill from Calgary, Canada
Monday November 12, 2001 @ 07:53 PST
i woke up on the morning of 9-11, like i did everyday, took a shower, ate and left for school. on the way to school i picked up my friend, which was very unusual because i had never picked him up before. when i got to his house he was like "omg, t...

September 11th 
Posted by: Lauren from Florida
Saturday November 10, 2001 @ 07:46 PST
i went to school like any other normal day of high school. the 12th was my birthday so i figured the whole week would run by just smoothly as could be. i was walking to 2nd block around ( 8:55 ) when i was stopped by a friend kristen. she was just...

try to help 
Posted by: scott campbell from doylestown pa
Friday November 09, 2001 @ 05:41 PST
5 days after the red cross called our insurance office. they asked us to help so we did. i got 2 53' trallers to our office and in 1 week we were full. i left four ground 0 and when i got to ny they told us to go to hanger #5 to drop off the tools...

Posted by: Amy from Lancaster PA
Wednesday November 07, 2001 @ 06:43 PST
i was in french class when the principal came over the intercom and told us that two planes crashed into the twin towers and the pentagon. i was thorougly shocked, little did i know what it would turn into! when i heard this, however, it was about...

Screw Bin Laden 
Posted by: Amanda from Cottage Grove, MN
Tuesday November 06, 2001 @ 09:01 PST
i had a dream on 9-10 that a crazy airplane was going to crash into cottage grove (that's where i live) and everybody was running for their lives. i woke up and told my mom 6:30am 9-11 and went to school like anyother day. then when i found out w...

When it happend... 
Posted by: Jason from Indianapolis
Tuesday November 06, 2001 @ 05:09 PST
i awoke on 9-11 just like any other day. the phone rang and jolted me out of my peaceful slumber. when i picked up that phone, my innocence was shattered, and life as i knew it would never be the same because of that phone call. the call was fr...

Posted by: Cathleen from Louisiana
Monday November 05, 2001 @ 08:32 PST
i woke up that morning and had a seat on my living room couch as usual, and when i turned on the tv the attack had not happened yet. it was about 5 min into the morning news when all of the sudden they pause and ponder. it was the longest pause ...

Where did it all go wrong? 
Posted by: Carly from scottsdale
Friday November 02, 2001 @ 11:16 PST
that night of september 10th, 2001, i had a horrible dream that something was going to happen, like someone i knew was going to loose their life. then i woke up at 3:00 am, and they were just talking about the world trade centers on tv and how wel...

Posted by: Brenda Fazzini from San Antonio
Friday November 02, 2001 @ 11:11 PST
i was driving to work. i was listening to klove and they said they just rcvd news that a comercial airliner accidentally flew into one of the trade towers....so i switched to woai...an all-time news station....they were interviewing "live"...this...

More Reflections 
Posted by: BG from Pleasant Hill (Bay Area), California, USA
Thursday November 01, 2001 @ 10:04 PST
it may be unbelievable, but i think i left some things out of my post. for one i'm not totally devoid of human emotions, and i will say that like many others, i have teared up at the sight of what has gone on in the past weeks countless times. thi...

The Day We Changed... 
Posted by: BG from Pleasant Hill (Bay Area), California, USA
Thursday November 01, 2001 @ 09:41 PST
...as americans, and as human beings. i came downstairs tuesday as i would any other day and sunk into the couch to enjoy my mere 30 minutes before going off to waste-away the day in school. i flipped on the tv to ktvu- one of the local news chann...

The Day the Earth Stood Still 
Posted by: Manuel Gomez from Anaheim, Calfornia
Thursday November 01, 2001 @ 07:17 PST
first of all nobody ever calls me, but when my cell phone rang for the third time and woke me from my sleep i knew it had to be a member of my immediate family and that something was wrong. i quickly jumped out bed and ran into the bathroom where...

I was in awe.... 
Posted by: Jordan White from New Bern, North Carolina
Wednesday October 31, 2001 @ 12:57 PST
i was in awe when in school a teacher came in to my spanish ii class and told us that the wtc and the pentagon was attacked and i though immediately the us was under attack and it was the end of thw world. i prayed for my uncle and my cousins in t...

The Morning Of... 
Posted by: Brown from Tennessee
Tuesday October 30, 2001 @ 02:24 PST
as i was in 1st period on tuesday morning at school we were having class and another teacher came into the classroom and told my teacher that there ha been a terrible accident and we should turn on the tv. my teacher wanted to finish the lesson s...

Posted by: Carlos Foglia from Boston
Monday October 29, 2001 @ 04:30 PST
i was fast asleep, dreaming of recovery from my recent throat surgery. nestled in my comforter i thought of how soon, all my pain would be gone and everything would be perfect.

then my door was slammed open.

"carlos! get up, they bom...

september 11 2001 
Posted by: shane robert from gainesville
Sunday October 28, 2001 @ 04:24 PST
11 months i was standing with 2 of my best freinds. well it all started out, i was at school fixing to go to my thrid period class when one of my freinds ran up to me and was like guess what happened its all over then news!! i was like yeh what ...

Wonderful Day 
Posted by: Jennie from Long Beach
Saturday October 27, 2001 @ 08:05 PDT
i had just woken up and unlike any other days i thought to myself "today is going to be a great day". i was really tired and not really wanting to go to school but since it was going to be a "wonderful" day i opended my eyes. my mom ran in and sa...

My heart Just Dropped 
Posted by: Chris Massey from Campbell Texas
Thursday October 25, 2001 @ 09:33 PDT
i was at school talking to my english teacher out in the hall and another teacher had approached us and told us what happened. when she told us it felt as if my heart had just dropped. i stood in silence then i went into the classroom and told t...

I was there 
Posted by: Dave from NYC, NY
Wednesday October 24, 2001 @ 06:59 PDT
it was morning, and my wife had already gone to work, she worked in the 20th floor of the wtc, she called me and told me that she forgot to take some medication and asked me to bring it to her, so i told her, meet me out side the main doors in ...

Posted by: Dale Radford from Raleigh,NC
Wednesday October 24, 2001 @ 06:36 PDT
it was a normal day at school until i got to second period. i sat down and one of my friends go "a plane hit the world trade center." i just figured it was an accident and really didn't think that much of it until walking to third period when eve...

What are u talking about? 
Posted by: Louis Sacco from Chicago
Tuesday October 23, 2001 @ 06:56 PDT
on september 11, 2001 was just another day at school. as i was coming from my 2nd period class going to my 3rd period class. a girl said "hey louis did u hear about a plane crashing into some buldings" i said "no." so i go to my thrid period class...

Posted by: Jessica Reese from Richmond, VA
Tuesday October 23, 2001 @ 04:44 PDT
i woke the morning of sept. 11 to my alarm clock blaring at 8:45. i hit the snooze button twice, and when it came back on at about 9:15, they were talking about "new york under siege" - being a native nyc girl, i woke right up. they said that a pl...

Everything Stopped 
Posted by: Michael Harper from Cincinnati, OH
Monday October 22, 2001 @ 07:21 PDT
i was in 9th grade religion class when our principal came over the announcer at around 9:25am. he informed the school of the situation. people's breaths were taken away when they heard the words: "two planes have crashed into the world trade cente...

Where is my mother.... 
Posted by: lori haff from columbus, GA.
Saturday October 20, 2001 @ 05:34 PDT
my baby was only 3week old so my mom was visting from cali. , my aunt was here also from hawaii. my husban and i were going to mi., for his brothers wedding. we were all going to leave on 9-11. my mom was the first one to fly out. 8:10 was her fli...

Posted by: kARI PERON from LUBBOCK
Friday October 19, 2001 @ 08:03 PDT
this all happened to me at school. i like didn't even know about it until i got to school everybody was talking about it and i was like what? anyways all the teachers in all of my classes kept turning on the t.v.s and letting us watch it. even th...

Where I was when I heard all the news 
Posted by: Christy from Garden, VA
Friday October 19, 2001 @ 04:07 PDT

hey, my name is christy, and i attend twin valley high school, were a very small school, about 300 sum ppl. im in the 10th grade, but i do understand what went on. it was on september 11, 2001 at 6:15am and i was getting ready for school. i...

"1000 Angels" 
Posted by: Sarah Marie Klaren from Tracy, CA
Friday October 19, 2001 @ 12:24 PDT
i am a 17 year old singer/songwriter from tracy, ca. upon seeing the horrifying terrorist attacks on the news, i poured all my emotions into writing and recording a song called "1000 angels" dedicated to all those who suffered: the victims and th...

The day I was to leave for college 
Posted by: Russell Lesser from Commack, NY (Long Island)
Wednesday October 17, 2001 @ 01:50 PDT
i was at the ups shipping site getting ready to ship a box to ohio, where i was to leave for that night, to begin my new life at the ohio state university. i walked in at 8.55am and did not know anything had happened, in there the tv was on and t...

How I found out. 
Posted by: Michelle Maiz from Yonkers, NY
Wednesday October 17, 2001 @ 01:14 PDT
nothing big, just how i found out. i just write alot and like to be detailed, so feel free to read...and thank you for doing so.

i remember the day so clearly, it was a day i would have to car pool to work for the 2nd time (to norwalk, ct) ...

"UNITED" states of america 
Posted by: Jenna Rhoades from Millersburg, Ohio
Saturday October 13, 2001 @ 11:28 PDT
for a long time, i never paid attention to the name of our country. we were the usa obviously, but it never occured to me how meaningful those three letters are, until tragedy strikes. we are 50 states united... we laugh together and cry to...

Not Going to work 
Posted by: "Bob" from "Heights"
Thursday October 11, 2001 @ 01:36 PDT
i know of a person who worked at the world trade center #1 on the 81st floor. on 9-11-01 he did not go to work. since the tradgedy he has been feeling guilt for not going to work.

A Day I Will Never Forget 
Posted by: Katie Moss from Westmont, IL
Wednesday October 10, 2001 @ 11:56 PDT
it was tuesday, september 11, 2001 at 8 am cst. i had just arrived to work and i had called my sister at home to ask her a question. she told me that a plane had crashed into the world trade center. when she told me that, i thought that it was ...

I saw them rise and fall 
Posted by: Christopher Donnellan from New York,NY
Tuesday October 09, 2001 @ 03:24 PDT
i was sitting in my office overlooking the empire state building when my partner called and told me that a plane had hit tower one of the wtc. my first thought, looking out on such a clear morning sky, was that it was some propr plane piloted by ...

Where was I? 
Posted by: Brenda from Eastman, GA
Monday October 08, 2001 @ 02:12 PDT
i was sleeping. thank god a friend of ours had come over to our home to do some laundry. she woke me about 10:05 am, in tears. she knocked on my bedroom door, and said "bren.. you need to get up.. they've highjacked a bunch of planes, they've b...

we will always be strong 
Posted by: michael gantt from salisbury
Saturday October 06, 2001 @ 09:01 PDT
im a 15 year old student at west rowan high school and i was on a field trip that day. it was at about 9:15 in the morning and we were at the ymca swimming because i was in an advavced pe class. when we got done swimming around 10:00 was when i ...

The Price of Freedom 
Posted by: Daniel Watrous from Salt Lake City
Friday October 05, 2001 @ 10:09 PDT
the events of september 11th and the deaths which resulted from them have caused me to reflect on the price that has been paid and that will be paid to "preserve the sacred fire of liberty" (george washington). the following link goes to an artic...

Posted by: CB from New York
Thursday October 04, 2001 @ 04:54 PDT
nypd was my life for the last 14 yrs. having been retired due to a line of duty injury when i was hit by a drunk driver on duty, i usually slept in. this morning my neighbor woke me up screaming.
unknown to me that this day, i would end it by b...

The Day America Let One Slip By: 
Posted by: Steve H. from Scranton, Pa
Thursday October 04, 2001 @ 09:24 PDT
on the morning of 9-11-01, around 8:00 or 8:30, i was getting ready to pick my girlfriend up so we could get started on going to new york city. we were going to go to the village then to centra park to spend the day, then later on go egt somethi...

just missed 
Posted by: Cory Belden from Berkeley, CA
Wednesday October 03, 2001 @ 08:22 PDT
i was in new york for a wedding on the 9th of september. i grew up on the east coast, but all my time there i never really got 'see' new york city. so, i decided to extend my weekend and schedule a flight out on tuesday to do some sight seeing b...

The Attack 
Posted by: Jessica Nelson from Lakewood,co
Tuesday October 02, 2001 @ 10:06 PDT
when i woke up on september 11, 2001 it felt like a normal day. but then when i got to school at 7:00 a girl said, did you here about the wct attack? i said no. i had no clue what was going on. then during my second period spanish class ...

It started out just like any ordinary day 
Posted by: Nicholas Smith from Sherwood, MI
Friday September 28, 2001 @ 10:36 PDT
i will never forget that day! ever! i woke up around 8:00am and was out the door by 8:45am. i had to go and pick someone up for work, when on the radio i heard the dj's say that the wtc was hit by a plane. immediately i figured it was an accident ...

Posted by: Kristina Mizzell from Birmingham,AL
Friday September 28, 2001 @ 08:00 PDT
i was in my homeroom class right after my first period when i heard it. my friend said , ''all the airports are shut down!" i didn't believe because she was always joking, but then my homeroom teacher came in the room and she said to turn the tv...

Always say I Love You..... 
Posted by: Melissa from Alexandria, VA
Friday September 28, 2001 @ 07:56 PDT
september 11, 2001 will always be burned into my mind....where i was....what i was doing.....what i planned on doing for that day before the terror struck.
i did not have to be to work till 1pm so i was sleeping in. at 9:27am my phone rang a...

Posted by: Mary Lou smith from Carlisle, In
Thursday September 27, 2001 @ 09:23
I am curious about a picture that was in peoples magazine special
edition. This picture has floated around on many sites also. In the picture it shows a burst of flame and fire. In that flame and fire is a vision of a devil face. Is this an...

Posted by: Michael Bramblett from Homestead, FL
Wednesday September 26, 2001 @ 06:28
I was at school at 8:45 AM and I did not hear about the attacks untill 9:55 AM. I began to get worried because all I knew about the bussiness trip my dad was on was he was on it. I later got home at 3:00 PM that day and asked my mother where my da...

The Day Of The Attack.... 
Posted by: Steve Jackson from London
Wednesday September 26, 2001 @ 09:44
It was 3:10pm UK Time (10:10am American Time), I was walking home from school, I was near my house when suddenly some Canadian girls outside were shouting and screaming "Were gonna die, were all gonna die". I was thinking to myself "Okay, Weird". ...

the frighten students 
Posted by: jada hookey from Mcdonald
Wednesday September 26, 2001 @ 05:40
all the kids were doing there work and my teacher put on the tv as told to. She put on chanel 4 and the news said there was a attack on the twin towers. Later that day we heard that there was an attack in our own state. It was in summerset county ...

This is taken from my online journal 
Posted by: Shane Jensen - www.sjnetwork.com from Coram, New York (Long Island)
Tuesday September 25, 2001 @ 05:29
This is the saddest day I have ever witnessed. At about 8:45 this morning (Tuesday 9/11/2001) a twin engine jet plane crashed into the north twin tower of the World Trade Center near the top. At 9:03, around 15 minutes later, a second twin engine ...

Posted by: Brittney from PIttsburgh
Tuesday September 25, 2001 @ 01:59
My name is Brittney and I am 12 years old. I go to BMHS (brentwood middle/high school) and at the time I heard what happened. At the end of class after they had sung HAPPY BIRTHDAY to me, there was an annoucemnt on what happened. my Language teach...

Saw eveything from the beach... 
Posted by: Keith from Highlands NJ
Monday September 24, 2001 @ 09:00
I was sitting on the beach dirnking a coffee before i got ready for work, i do it every morning, because i live right on the beach with a nice view of manhattan. I looked up and a lady came out of her condo saying the world trade center had gotten...

Phone Co. Customer 
Posted by: Jorge Ibarra from El Paso Texas
Sunday September 23, 2001 @ 01:17
I was getting ready to go to work, like always watching the Morning news and suddenly a Newsbreak came on announcing about the first airplane hit. Then the second one a few minutes later. Well I really dont know no one in NY but however I do tal...

since sept 11th 
Posted by: Mason from Phoenix
Sunday September 23, 2001 @ 12:21
For the past several days after the attack I have woken up woken up in the morning with the thoughts of what has happened in NY. I wake up in a dream like state and cant get the thoughts out of my head. It has been the first thought I wake up to...

Missed the stop at the subway 
Posted by: Eric from Voorhees, NJ
Saturday September 22, 2001 @ 08:53
Hi. I have a number of stories, actually. I have a co-worker who's wife works in one of the upper floors of the world trade center. She gets to the WTC station from the subway everyday to go to work. However, on 9/11 she found an ols friend on ...

Attack On America 
Posted by: Chris Hendrix from Trinidad, Texas
Thursday September 20, 2001 @ 06:02
This has really struck our nation, and it is being done by Satan himself. Who else could do it? All we can do is lift our lives and families and friends of the people this has happened to. If this is going to be World War 3, I will wait until I...

lunch ladys grandfather 
Posted by: Adam Linder from Houston
Thursday September 20, 2001 @ 03:26
my lunchladys grandfather was supposed to go on the titanic as a sailor but he overslept.Now he worked at The World Trade Towers on the 100th floor but he slept in on 9/11/01 and missed work and this tradgedy

what i was doing 
Posted by: kyle from wolf point montana
Wednesday September 19, 2001 @ 08:52
i was getting ready for school and watching sportscenter on espn and then my mother, who listens to the radio every day, came down and told us to turn on the tv cause the world trade center got hit by a plane. then we saw that there was a fire at ...

I have lost, yet I have not lost 
Posted by: Sara from Baton Rouge
Tuesday September 18, 2001 @ 05:43
Hi, my name's Sara and I go to BRHS (Baton Rouge High School). I was in World Geography at 8:46AM on Tuesday, when the track coach came running in saying that we needed to turn the TV on. I watched the news for an hour and a half in awe, amaz...

Don't you want to be close to your kids? 
Posted by: Annie S. from Montclair, NJ
Monday September 17, 2001 @ 07:23
I had to ask my brother that question - he's out in California. He called me on my cell phone that horrible - terrifying day - while I was on my way to the school to get MY KIDS. Yes, I pulled my kids out of school.

It feels like the day Kennedy was assasinated 
Posted by: rick s from newport beach
Monday September 17, 2001 @ 7:02
was the sentiment expressed. Early in the day - way too early. After tracking down a handful of employees - where are you today? have you heard? are you going to make it in? Most didn't.....and slowly, like a whole lot of other businesses in this ...

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