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September 11 Stories

Growing Up in the Shadow of 9/11

Kimberly Tan | Posted 11.11.2012 | Teen
Kimberly Tan

I was only five on September 11, 2001 when I heard that the United States was attacked. Over a decade later, at the age of 16, I now realize how September 11 has reshaped our nation.

September 11, 2001: The Beginning

Terry Strada | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Terry Strada

The second I heard his voice, I knew something was wrong. I had never heard this tone before. "Terry," he said, "the building has been hit by a plane, there is a lot of smoke. We have cell phones and we're going in to the stairwell."