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Old 09-11-2012, 09:57 AM   #11
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Today is also my niece's birthday. She turns 28 today. I was working in a doctor's office that day. We were getting things ready for the first patients when one of the docs arrived telling us about the first plane. He heard it on the radio. By the time we knew what was happening, we were filling up with patients. Some cancelled their appointments but not many. We live in an area surrounded by military installations. We have Army, Navy. Air Force and Coast Guard all here with Marines on each. Talk about a shut down. One of our patient's dad was active duty Army who had taken the morning off to come to his baby's check up. He got a call telling him to stay home because the base was on lock down - no one in or out. It was quite scary.
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Old 09-11-2012, 03:08 PM   #12
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My sister and I had gone to our mother's for the weekend and were having breakfast when another sister called and told us to turn on the tv that something awful had happened. We did just in time to see the second tower hit. Shortly after, we decided we'd better cut our trip short and head for home since we had no idea what on earth was ahead.
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Old 09-11-2012, 04:01 PM   #13
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So many of us saw that second tower get hit live. I think that is what shocked me the most....that it was happening before our very eyes. It was surreal and yet you knew it was very real.
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Old 09-11-2012, 04:30 PM   #14
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I am feeling a bit down in the dumps today. My mom would have been 75 today. She passed 7 days after her 68th bithday.
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Old 09-11-2012, 05:20 PM   #15
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The grounds of our local city hall today. Makes me teary eyed.
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:31 PM   #16
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Tuesday's (9/11/12) goings on in Cairo are a fitting symbol of the sentiment expressed by the 9/11/01 slaughter.
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:44 PM   #17
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We will never forget the Terrible events of 9/11. It is sad that there is such evil in the world. God bless America.
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Old 09-12-2012, 12:27 AM   #18
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The fly boys have been out in full force tonight - anyone else who is near a military installation noticing that?
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Old 09-12-2012, 12:29 AM   #19
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I am feeling a bit down in the dumps today. My mom would have been 75 today. She passed 7 days after her 68th bithday.
(((hugs MsM...)))
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Old 09-12-2012, 12:46 AM   #20
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Part of me still can't wrap my head around the fact, it is NOW OVER A DECADE. . . it's seems like yesterday, in some regards. . . just crazy.
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