The fire and rubble caused by those four maliciously guided jetliners devastated lower Manhattan, Arlington, Va., and Shanksville, Pa. But the shockwaves went around the world and continue to reverberate to this day. Patch has collected hundreds of stories about how the attacks of September 11, 2001, have affected people's lives. Explore this gallery to read about all the ways that people have responded to tragedy with hope and resilience. For all of HuffPost's September 11 coverage, click here. And share your story about how the 9/11 attacks affected you by clicking here.