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A House Divided: Remembering 9/11

The South TowerMonday, September 11th, 2006, the five year anniversary of 9/11, a day to be remembered with somberness, a day to never forget, a day which changed America forever.  Like other Americans, I remember where I was and what I was doing the moment the towers came down.  I was home preparing for the day, my parents called with the news about the twin towers, I rushed to turn on the television, I called out to my wife Angela as I watched the towers pour forth smoke, and then in total disbelief I watched the South Tower fall.  In a blink, more than 3000 lives were ushered into eternity.  In a breath, families were jolted by the reality that moms, dads, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, friends, and fiancées would not be home.  In an instant, America was at war, but united.

But oh, how things change.  How soon we forget; and, how selfish we can be.  This fifth anniversary of “The Day America Changed” was remembered in many thoughtful ways.  There were moments of silence, prayers, speeches, and tears.  Continue reading