Twenty years ago, this past Saturday, our country was changed forever. Those old enough, will remember exactly where they were that morning. The attack, now known simply by the date of its occurrence, was nothing like this country had ever seen before, and hopefully will never again. The images were, and still are, horrifying and unforgettable. We were unified as a country, and we rallied together in the subsequent days, weeks and months. Unfortunately, that unity has faded away, but that is a story for a different day.
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City. It is a fascinating collection of stories and memorabilia located at the base of the Twin Towers. I found it to be incredibly well done, powerful, but somber and reverent. My granddaughter, who was not even born at the time of the attacks, was riveted. She came home with an understanding, and true feel for that tragedy that she will never get from a textbook. I encourage you to visit if you have the chance.
Don’t ever forget!