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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Never Forget

I will never forget what I was doing when I heard the news on September 11, 2001.  I lived in Ohio and worked in Pennsylvania at that time, so I was at work.  I was in supervision for my job as a family therapist and did not hear the news until we left supervision at almost noon.  My co-workers then tried to share what had happened, but living in Pennsylvania, they were most concerned about the plane that had gone down in PA.  I had no idea of the gravity of the situation until I got in the car to head to lunch.  Of course, that is all that was on the radio, so I got to hear the seriousness and the closings of businesses and schools all around us.  I was bawling before I ever left the parking lot, so I turned right back in, went inside, and told my supervisor I was taking the rest of the day off.  Within a few minutes, they had closed our office building for the day as well.  I went home, called my family. made sure everyone was fine, and watched the news.  I was expecting our first child at that point and I remember wondering what kind of world she would be entering.  I will never forget.

What were you doing on that day?
How does it impact you now?

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