9-11 Never Forget

9/11/15 @ 8:09 AM
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nihsif
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MEMBER since 6/15/01
I know there was a couple threads on this, but they must have been lost in the transition to new servers was watching some of the ceremonies and videos...still chilling http://www.history.com/topics/9-11-attacks ...... "Bells will toll and tears will flow as the nation marks a dark day in sorrowful yet hopeful ceremonies. Fourteen years ago today, terrorists hijacked passenger planes and rammed two into New York City's World Trade Center, and a third one into the Pentagon in Washington. A fourth jetliner crash-landed on an empty field in Pennsylvania. By the time the carnage was over, terrorists had killed 2,977 people in one of the deadliest attacks on American soil. People, buildings and planes fell from the sky. Terrified strangers became friends as Americans united on a day that changed the world forever. Today, like every other anniversary after it happened , a resilient nation will look forward to the future, but remember the past. Here are the main events that will pay tribute to the many lives lost on September 11, 2001: " http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/11/us/september-11-anniversary/
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9/11/18 @ 5:57 PM
ere
ere
USER since 2/22/07

343 FDNY Firefighters died on 911, as of last month that number has been surpassed by illnesses and cancer deaths due to their response. 

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9/11/18 @ 5:21 PM
jlkohl
jlkohl
USER since 6/9/02

I know I'll never forget, and have paused for a minute to reflect how epic that event was.

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9/11/18 @ 9:55 AM
Annes Regret
Annes Regret
MEMBER since 7/7/11
We or most of us have stories. Mine isn't important.

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9/11/18 @ 8:29 AM
nihsif
nihsif
MEMBER since 6/15/01

will never forget... still remember like it was yesterday... and then the weeks after, the empty skies and wall to wall coverage

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9/11/18 @ 7:14 AM
Pool8
Pool8
USER since 1/27/17

Please take a moment to remember. 

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9/11/17 @ 6:25 PM
Casedog
Casedog
USER since 10/4/11

I will never forget the silence of no planes in the air(( I live by the airport)) and going deer hunting that Saturday(( it obviously was the Tuesday before the archery opener))for the opener and sitting in my stand just feeling so bad that here I am enjoying my favorite pastime while others were dealing with unimaginable pain and I just felt so lucky but also sad to be in the woods!! I remember stopping at a thrift store on the way up to buy a flag to hang up at deer camp!! I ended up finding a huge old flag in decent shape and hung it as soon as I got to camp!! I still and always will have that big old flag. The most erie thing to me was while I was hunting there was still no commercial planes flying yet but due to hunting a few miles from the hardwood gunnery range the bombers were flying and shooting((practicing)) like crazy! I remember the goosebumps on my arms were the size of golf balls and an occasional tear in my eye!! Sitting in my favorite oak tree watching them bombers just lighting up the woods was just so emotional and will never be forgotten!! I can recall every deer I ever shot but I can't remember if I even saw any deer because I can only remember watching them planes and thinking these guys messed with the wrong country!! Obviously the world has never been the same and in a weird way hunting was never quite the same! I cherish every opening weekend a little differently after 2001 and this year will be no different!! I will be in the same tree this year again and probably looking up to the heavens more than the woods and thanking my lucky stars to see another opener!! NEVER FORGOTTEN-- Casedog

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9/11/17 @ 11:13 AM
Prop
Prop
USER since 4/9/03

Can't imagine sending a message like this or receiving one.

Edited on 9/11/17 11:14 AM
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9/11/17 @ 10:49 AM
BigMusky12
BigMusky12
USER since 12/22/04

History channel has a "Path to 9-11" documentary  that is interesting.  There were many opportunities to change history, but I think the main take away is a significant terror attack was inevitable because otherwise the political barriers to prevent it would never come down. 

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9/11/17 @ 10:18 AM
USAbrams1991
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USER since 2/13/17

Seems like a blink of an eye ago. The silence here was deafening. Everybody glued to their tvs. I was pirating Direct TV and sat there watching NY broadcasts for 2 days straight.

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9/11/17 @ 7:51 AM
Wicasa
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USER since 11/11/15

It's one of those days I (probably most of us) remember like yesterday.  It's still a sobering/somber recollection.  Remember, flags should be at half-mast.

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