Friday, September 11, 2009

Never Forget


















Do you remember where you were on September 11, 2001? I do - I remember I was at work and saw the 2nd tower hit in real time at the t.v. at our office. It was at that moment I realized we were under attack and all of our lives would forever change.

Those images of people jumping from the burning building, the towers collapsing and seeing those dust covered people running still haunt me. My heart breaks for all those innocent lives lost to such a cowardly act. On this day, please remember those who were lost and those who continue to protect our freedoms in the United States.

19 comments:

blushing rose said...

Never to forget. We have an in-law in the buildings that collapsed, her tales of horror are deafening. Another in-law was in the air, his plane was landed within seconds in the middle of the USA. We had a friend that was sitting at a desk where the Pentagon was hit directly, who was severely burned & seen on TV running out of that hole ... God bless them all. Have a lovely weekend. TTFN ~ Marydon

Nature Lovin' Super Mama said...

Thanks for posting this Shelley! Not many people care to talk about it anymore. But I remember...how could you not. Especially if you watched it live...those images will haunt a lot of people for a long time.

April said...

None of us will EVER forget that fateful day that changed America forever. However, we might get knocked down, but we don't stay down long! Praying for all those who lost loved ones in that horrific tragedy.

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

A terrible day...I was at work...shocked. We must continue to remember those lost.

George said...

September 11, 2001, is surreal for me. Betsy and I were on our honeymoon cruise in the Caribbean enjoying the beauty of St. Maartan. The enormity of 9/11 didn't really hit us until we got to a nearly deserted Atlanta airport patrolled by armed soldiers on the following Saturday.

Busy Bee Suz said...

This is a day that we will all remember. Such a tragic addition to our country's history.

itsJUSTme-wendy said...

I had just gotten home, my mom called me and told me to turn on the TV. I cried through the whole thing!

New England Girl said...

I too will always remember that day. I watched it in real time and was shocked. God Bless America.

Denise said...

Oh, how I remember where I was. I was at work at an assisted living. We were all so scared of the unknown.

XXDenise

Carol said...

Great post about this sad day in our history. Have a super weekend!

Hugs,
Carol

Mom2-2goodboys said...

I remember vividly what I was doing at that moment. I was busy taking care of 2goodboys when my husband called and asked me to turn the tv on. Up to the moment that the 2nd plane hit the 2nd tower I was unaware of what was happening in NYC. I stood in the middle of my kitchen in shock and The sense of fear for my country that was felt at that moment will forever be etched in my memory.
Yes, Shelley ~ we must never forget!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Shelley, I will blog tomorrow about where I was on 9/11/01... Think George already mentioned it above though...

Amen--we should never forget!!!!

God Bless those who lost loved ones on 9/11 and God Bless the USA.
Hugs,
Betsy

Karen said...

We will never, ever forget. I posted about that day also. It's too important not to.
Thanks.
Karen
ps I MISS YOU!!!!!!
and Scout too!

Jen said...

'Never Forget' is the phrase that will stay with this tragic day.
I had called in sick that morning from work - glad I was; I cried all day.

Sharon said...

We shall never forget and yes our lives have been forever changed. Sharon

Barbara said...

Shelly, we must never forget....terror reigns from inside and outside this country, we must be ever watching to guard our freedoms.

Barbara

Cedar ... said...

I received a call from a friend telling me to turn my tv on. When I did I couldn't believe my eyes. With me was a co-worker's son who was at my house to do some work on my computer. He'd just enlisted and was to leave for the army in a few days. I wondered what it would mean for him. I'm glad to say that after serving in Iraq he's now married and daddy to two babies. One of the lucky ones. Never forget.

NCmountainwoman said...

I was at work and someone came in to tell us a plane had hit. We all ran into the conference room. I knew in my heart it was a terrorist attack even before we saw the second plane. Definitely one of those days in which we will never forget where we were and what we were doing.

You are so correct that our lives were all changed forever. The terrorists had no idea how much this attack would affect our political and financial future.

reliv4life said...

we were building our house and living in a travel trailer with no electricity. When my mom finally got ahold of us later in the day and told us what had happened we didn't believe her at first. It was shocking. We promptly called a friend and went to his place to watch the TV. It was sad and is still shocking today.