9-11

Memories of September 11, 2001

Memories of September 11, 2001

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O God! O God! that it were possible To undo things done; to call back yesterday That Time could turn up his swift sandy glass, To untell the days, and to redeem these hours. -- Thomas Heywood (1574?-1641), A Woman Killed with Kindness (Act 4, Sc. 6) This Thursday, we are taking a break from the usual "Skeptics Collection" column to give an opportunity for all the blog writers to recall where they were and what they were doing on September 11, 2001. The memories are as personal and as individual as those of the people who were actually there in New York City on that fateful and by-now-iconic day that did so much to mold American national policy and character in the ensuing days, months, and years. What are your memories of September 11? How did that day change you? Ruth Jewell On Septe...