Nothing. If I had to tell you what people here in America have learned over the past 20 years, you wouldn’t like the answer. Little to zip. Back on 9/11, when terrorists attacked our country with a ferocity that shattered New York, we all witnessed strangers coming together. Strangers ran towards each other in ash … More What have we learned since 9/11?
I awoke on the 4th floor of Hatch Hall at the University of Columbia, Missouri on 9-11-01. Before I could buy my way completely out of my last dream, a burning high rise building was on the television screen. I can’t forget how small that television was in our dorm room. I shared it with … More Where I was on 9/11: Mizzou, Hatch Hall, and a new fear
My phone battery was low, but thankfully all I needed was two eyes to see what was in right front of me: the 9/11 Memorial and Museum along with the Freedom Tower. If you asked me what I wanted to go see in this world during the past eight years, the answer was simple: the … More The 9/11 Memorial Experience: Come on down, but prepare yourself for tears
Get a whole new perspective on 9/11 here. … More ‘The Looming Tower’ holds no mercy in stirring your 9/11 emotions
13 years ago, we got knocked down as a country. Today, remembering is most important. … More 9/11: A Test of How We React
Some of you may have seen this in September. Scanning over the last few months of work, I came across and was moved by what I wrote. As a writer, reading old copy can only help you become a better writer. It’s the way it works. Reading over this, I nearly forgot I was reading … More 9/11 and it’s impact 12 years later