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Remembering 9/11

20 Years Later, We Remember

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I was asleep when it started.

The first thing I remember is my phone ringing. It was my mom and my brother, and they were on a merged call. It was approximately 6:30 am here in California.

My mother’s voice: “Honey, the country is under attack.”

My brother: “Turn on the tv.”




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Jennifer K

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