Subscribe to Future Posts on A Catholic Life

Enter email address:

Monday, September 11, 2006
Where were you on 9/11/01?

Let us never forget September 11th, 2001, and the great people who died on that day. May God Bless America and may America bless God.

(Photo Source)

Where were you on September 11, 2001?

I was at home sick that day. I woke up around 8 AM, sat on the end of my bed and turned on the television. Then I saw the Twin Towers burning on channel after channel. I ran into my famiy room and everyone else in my family was watching it on television in there already.

I went to the doctor that day and on the way I heard that the first tower fell. I remember going down the road and seeing one man place a large sign painted on wood in his yard asking for God's mercy. At the doctor's office, I clearly remember everyone huddled around the television. The nurses were watching it through the blinds of their office while talking on the phone. I was watching television when the second tower fell. I'll never forget it. I'll never forget thinking about all of those lives snuffed out. It's hard for me to think that it's already been five years. It's hard to think about that day. I remember the pain and confusion and fear the rest of the week.

I recently re-watched a documentary on that day filmed by two French brothers and narrated by Robert DeNiro. They actually have footage from inside the burning towers. The part where people actual were jumping out of the windows was the worst part.

I'll never forget that day...


del_button September 11, 2006 at 5:25 PM
Peter said...

I was selling a customer a climbing hydrangea in a 5 gallon pot. The radio was describing what was happening and the customer and i listened.

del_button September 11, 2006 at 6:34 PM
Anonymous said...

I was at daily mass. When I went in, we had word of the first plane. By the time I got out, the second plane had hit. Two f-16's flew over head to intercept the plane that went down in PA.

del_button September 11, 2006 at 7:09 PM
Tito said...

I was on the road in Seattle having breakfast when I saw the first tower collapsed.

This was truly a monumental event, though for me personaly, the death of Pope John Paul II changed me forever.

del_button September 11, 2006 at 10:21 PM
Anonymous said...

I was awoken from a sound sleep and alone at home,when urgency came over me that something was terribly wrong. I turned on the TV just seconds before the second plane hit.

del_button September 13, 2006 at 1:02 PM
Mindy said...

I was driving to my grandparents house 2 hrs away from my home. I just happened to be listening to the radio instead of my cd's that morning. I listened when possible that morning, missed some due to high hills, and when I reached my grandparents they were watching the repeat footage while I called my fiance.

Post a Comment

Copyright / Disclaimer

Copyright Notice: Unless otherwise stated, all items are copyrighted under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. If you quote from this blog, cite a link to the post on this blog in your article.

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links on this blog are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and/or believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”