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9/12/10 12:39 P

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My husband was up but I was still in bed. He came in with a nervous little laugh and told me a plane had hit the WTC. I said 'Honey, thats not funny' and he told me it wasn't meant to be that he just had this nerved up scary feeling about it. I got up and we both saw the second plane go in. Both of us were in shock, I was crying and so was he. Then we heard about the Pentagon and later Shanksville, PA. That plane flew right over the town where I grew up and was in Cleveland Airspace before it turned and then went down in PA. Neither one of us could stop watching TV for days after that. My good friend in Ohio, Carol, has a niece whose husband died in the WTC. If you ever see an old copy of GoodHousekeeping with Meridith Viera on the front that story is in there about how she and three other widow's from that day coped. I am crying again now just thinking about it. LORD HAVE MERCY AND PRAY IT NEVER HAPPENS AGAIN.

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9/12/10 12:18 P

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Yes...I was homeschooling my grandson at the time. We were doing math when the phone rang, and my mother informed me of the news. I dismissed school for the day and turned on my tv immediately.


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9/12/10 12:05 P

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I was in a computer class at a hotel and the gal next to me received a text on her phone and showed it to me. We all went into the exercise room, that had a TV, and watched from there.

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When plane one hit, I had just sat down at my holistic doctors office in Marietta GA. While she and I talked, we heard that the second plane hit. On the way back to work heard there was a plane on th way to CA that was hijacked and all I could think of was a good friend could be on that flight. Rushed into the office and found he was still in San Francisco.

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9/12/10 10:18 A

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I was managing a hotel in Idaho and at the front desk when a guest came down and told me. First thing I did was call my husband. Then I turned on the t.v. in the bar and in minutes the whole place was packed with dozens of people just watching in shock and devastation. I remember these two guys that were on their knees crying because they worked out of the trade center but just happened to be on a business trip. They couldn't get a flight home anytime soon so they ended up buying a cheap used car and drove back to New York.

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9/11/10 9:11 P

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I had just got out of bed and turned on the tv. At that time my husband worked down the street. During his lunch hour I had him take me to my Dad's house because I didn't want to be alone. It was so quiet because airplanes go over our house all the time to the airport but they had restricted air traffic.

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9/11/10 7:00 P

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i was here watching tv and chatting in a chatroom

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9/11/10 6:41 P

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I WAS HOME CLEANING. MY DAUGHTER,CARLA, CALLED AND TOLD ME TO TURN ON THE TV. MY HUSBAND WAS ON I-95 RIGHT AT THE PENTAGON. HE SAW THE PLANE FLYING REALLY LOW AND SAID HE JUST NEW IT WAS GOING TO HIT SOMETHING.WHEN HE GOT TO THE CLIENT'S HOUSE, HE COULD SEE THE CLIENT WATCHING THE TV BUT NOT ANSWERING THE DOOR. FINALLY, HE CAME TO DOOR AND TOLD HUBBY THAT PLANE JUST HIT PENTAGON.

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9/11/10 6:22 P

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I was at work, I worked in a day care center at the time so we really could not show too much emotion becuase of the children.

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9/11/10 5:00 P

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yes i was at work

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9/11/10 4:44 P

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I was home from work that day. I had a horrible sinus infection and was suffering with sinus migraines. The dr. had given me pain pills along with an antibiotic. I had gotten my son off to school and took a pain pill. I fell asleep watching the Today show. I woke up and they were showing a plane hitting one of the World Trade Centers. I thought they were talking about a new movie being filmed. I was really groggy.

As I continued to watch and listen, I realized that it wasn't a dream and this wasn't a movie. I watched in horror as the second plan hit the other tower. It was so horrendous watching all of that. I cried all day long for all the victims and their families.

At the time I worked in Savannah at a call center. Our main client was American Express. None of the people that we worked with were hurt physically, but they still have scars today from the memories. One of the guys was coming out of the subway when one of the towers were hit. About a month later, we had a client visit. Our facility was at the old airport in Savannah. The Air National Guard was right next to us. That day they had fighter jets practicing. A couple of the ladies were terrified. We had to stop the meeting so they could compose themselves.

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9/11/10 4:05 P

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I was at work....I was so scared at all the things going on...

First plane, second, third....fourth...

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Towers falling...Ciaos

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9/11/10 3:54 P

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I was on a bus

My enemies don't be glad because of my troubles!
I may have fallen, but I will get up;
I may be sitting in the dark, but the Lord is my light
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9/11/10 3:42 P

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I was still in bed when my daughter brought my grand daughter here for me to baby sit. She told me about it and I then watched TV the rest of the day. Living in Arizona, the time difference made it much earlier here when it all took place.

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9/11/10 3:18 P

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I will never forget that day. I was at work and a patient came in saying that a plan had crashed into the WTC. We turned on the TV and saw the 2nd plane hit. I worked not far from the Pentagon and then that was hit. I live near Quantico and many of my kids friends parents work at the Pentagon. I remember rumors about US News and World report building being hit, then the CIA building in McLean. Fortunately all those were just rumors. We closed work early so everyone could get home to their families. I was scared to drive home being so close to Washington DC and not knowing what was next. I was glued to the TV for the rest of the day, tears streaming down my face. What a horrific day :-(

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I was at work and doing my rounds for the group homes...walked in and the TV was on I was about to say something when one of the people started to scream, I ran to the family room and she was pointing to the TV saying that stupid plane flew in to a big building. I stood there in horror and watched it unfold... got called to lock the group homes down and get to my office as the governor has all state buildings on lock down....I don't live far NORAD and they were worried we would be the next target....I could see the jets flying , not sure where to or from where.....

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9/11/10 2:57 P

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I was at home, I had just turned the TV on so I could watch part two of Maury show about paternity test results. The TV happened to be on NBC. As I was reaching for the remote to turn the channel, I heard Bryant Gumbel say that a plane had crashed into one of the WTC towers. I watched for a few minutes and then I went to wake up hubby. We were watching the TV in the bedroom when the second plane hit. We watched TV for hours that day.



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9/11/10 2:22 P

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I used to volunteer to call an elderly person every morning to check on her health etc.. I called her and she actually told me what had happened and that the first plane had hit the towers, I turned on the tv and just as I turned it on the second plane went in, I was horrified and needless to say I was crying and watching tv all day.

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9/11/10 2:21 P

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Today we have a more somber question regarding 9-11' May their souls RIP and bless their families and loved ones.

Do you remember where you were, and what you were doing when you heard about 9-11? emoticon

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