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It's The 16th Anniversary Of 9/11 And We Must Never Forget!
For me it's still hard to believe that 16 years have passed since that horrific day on September 11th, 2001. This was a day that fundamentally changed all of our lives. And although on 9/11 we knew our lives had changed probably forever, we at that time really didn't yet really know how much they would change.
The memories of one of the darkest days in American history are today so crystal clear in my mind's eye. It still seems like yesterday that we were witnessing the events of September 11, 2001 unfold. I still remember the first shock, I still remember the fear that came with not being able to reach friends and family by phone (especially those who worked in or near the Twin Towers). I still remember getting through the day without a lot of emotion and suddenly around 6:00 pm starting to weep. Yet here we are, 16 years later, marking another anniversary of that tragic day. It feels like yesterday. And I think it will always feel like yesterday to me.
No doubt that one day 9/11 will become "ancient" history to future generations (already some 20% of Americans have no memory of that day). But so long as those ... more
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