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911 Anniversary 2012

My September 11, 2001

Ben Berkon | Posted 11.12.2012 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

Over the course of days, we tuned in -- glued to the television -- trying to cope with and understand the how, why, and who's of this tragic attack.

'TOON: Remembering Sept. 11

Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

There's no way around it. Every year, as summer winds down and fall starts making itself known, we all feel it in the air, we all see it in our mind's...

September 11 and the Triumph of Hope

Karen Dukess | Posted 11.11.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dukess

Eleven years ago this morning, my husband overslept and missed a train that would have gotten him into the city in time to attend a conference in the Marriott beneath the World Trade Center. Unpredictably, and for so many people with unfathomable cruelty, the minutes made a difference.

Climbing for Unity on 9/11

Stacy Bare | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Stacy Bare

On this 9/11, ask yourself what you can do to not just reach back and find the unity we felt in the days following September 11th, but how just standing in the wild places and parks of our nation, we can build a more perfect unity for generations to come.

This 9/11: Honor. Remember. Reunite.

Joe Daniels | Posted 11.11.2012 | New York
Joe Daniels

Today, as the National September 11 Memorial & Museum holds the anniversary commemoration at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, we pause to reflect on the past 11 years.

A New York Mom's 9/11 Lessons for Her Daughters

Rebecca Levey | Posted 11.11.2012 | Parents
Rebecca Levey

Everyone in my childbirth preparation class had a 9/11 story. My pregnancy was in the shadow of that "recovery."

For Military Families, 9/11 Has Special Meaning

Kenneth O. Preston | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Kenneth O. Preston

Military families are the ones who stand by the homefront, the silent and supporting heroes at home. They're also the ones who deal with the aftermath of 9/11, worrying, praying and hoping for the best

Never Forget

Michael Smerconish | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Michael Smerconish

At dinner tables across America, tonight needs to be a time for parents to share with their children the perspective of where they were 11 years ago, what happened to the nation and with what consequence. We won't forget. But unless we take these measures and more, those who follow us will.

Honoring Our Past by Serving for Our Future

Evan Neubauer | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Evan Neubauer

Service is incredibly and uniquely important to the people of New York City and I am proud and honored to serve alongside them this September 11.

I Was 13 On 9/11

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Kayley Kravitz

I was a student in Tennessee. My memories of that day are unremarkable but I'm sure similar to those of my peers in other areas far from the epicenter of the attacks.

September 11th

Kevin Powell | Posted 11.11.2012 | New York
Kevin Powell

Might it be, as my mother said to me on this ugly, sinful day,/ That the world is on its last go-round?/ Hijacked wild birds strip the sky of its innocent morning breath/Steel towers crumple like playing cards on an uneven metal table...

How Visiting The 9/11 Memorial Helps Children Grasp Tragedy

Andrew Burmon | Posted 09.11.2012 | Travel

For most tourists wandering New York, visiting the 9/11 Memorial is an act of remembrance and respect, a way to understand a foreign place and a share...

Imagine If Twitter And Facebook Existed On 9/11/2001

Dean Praetorius | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology
Dean Praetorius

Social media would undoubtedly have painted a clearer picture of what happened inside the towers in 2001. Many argue it's an image we don't want to imagine. Yet gruesome as resulting imagery could have been, the benefits of having social media on that day may have been profound.