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11 Sep 2019, 1:05 am

I was at work getting my forklift ready to drive when one of my co-workers walked past with his newspaper with the burning twin towers on it. This was at 6am. I followed him to the lunch table and it wasn't long before our whole department crowded around to look at the paper. I thought it was a joke but then it wasn't April Fools Day.

We all had to get to work so we did, feeling flabbergasted at what had happened.

There was no tv there to watch so I had to wait until I went home. Footage of the attacks were on all channels.



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11 Sep 2019, 4:49 am

I remember it all being on the news but I don't really remember the details of it or how serious it all really was. I was only 11 and had just started a new school. We had a minute silence at school I think.


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11 Sep 2019, 5:23 am

Working on the railway and was in thw staff room inbetween trains. We all thought it was a hoax, especially when we saw the holographic like plane wing dissapear and re-appear. It was like "What is going on?"

I remember the next day. I was at Swansea station with the driver. An elderly lady came down still in her dressing gown and gave us all a mouthful as she thought her daughter had said there was a train crash. We tried to tell her it was a plane and not a train but she wouldn't have it. After she was happy that she had told us off, she went to head back to the nearby block of flats where she lived.

We had armed policemen on the station after that event, and I was surprized to find that I didn't have much trouble from fare dodgers during those times.


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11 Sep 2019, 7:04 am

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11 Sep 2019, 8:40 am

I was sleeping when it happened. Just like now, I used to work evenings. I had guests over the apartment who were watching the TV. And I heard some of the coverage in my sleep---so I thought I was dreaming.

When I woke up, I saw what was happening, and quickly determined that all of this was real. I felt numb at first----but it certainly sank in later.

I work about a mile from Ground Zero. We weren't allowed to go back to work in our offices for two weeks. We had to go up to the Bronx.



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11 Sep 2019, 10:31 am


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11 Sep 2019, 10:47 am

I was very young in ‘01, but I was in NYC during the last week of August of that year. We couldn’t go up the towers because of the strict dress code, but I have a memory of looking at them in the distance. 2 weeks before they went down.


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11 Sep 2019, 11:46 am

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11 Sep 2019, 12:01 pm

I was in my third period class in my junior year of high school when the teacher turned on the TV. I couldn't believe that what was happening was actually happening. I was a pretty naive 17-year-old.



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11 Sep 2019, 12:20 pm

In memoriam of the 343 brave firefighters of FDNY who lost their lives in the line of duty.

22 more have since died from chemical-related illness, following the tragedy.

You are heroes.

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http://www.fdnylodd.com/Memorials/343-Firefighters

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11 Sep 2019, 2:07 pm

I was in gym class running laps, on the other side of the room when a TV was brought in and everyone else was gathering around it. Typical clueless me had no idea what was going on until I got home that day and my mom told me, I'm guessing the teacher explained it before I got over there.


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11 Sep 2019, 5:03 pm

I was already 40 years old the year of 9/11.



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11 Sep 2019, 5:14 pm

Living in PA at the time having only moved there from NYC the yr before. Watching it all on TV in the basement lunch room. Trying go frantically get hold of my uncle who works downtown (all the lines were overwhelmed). He would later tell me one of the planes was headed straight for his building across from the SI ferry terminal before taking a left and slamming into a tower. He ran to WTC to catch a ferry back to NJ and watched ppl jump out of the towers as the ferry pulled out.

I had a friend working at the statue of liberty; he took photos of the event as it happened, from the island. He was also an EMT who went into the debris and took photos on -site. I have a CD of his photos taken within hours of the destruction. They' re stunning.

I commuted through WTC on the PATH for a few yrs until I moved. I was in WTC exactly 7 days before it was destroyed.

I moved back here in 2004 and the whole of the WTC footprint is different. I have not gone to the museum- I don't need relics to remind me of what happened.



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11 Sep 2019, 5:21 pm

I work about a mile away from what was Ground Zero.

I guess I'm lucky I worked the night shift then.



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11 Sep 2019, 5:55 pm

Freshman in highschool, in "homeroom" being briefed, when it came on the news. Girl across from me started crying as her father was actually there. It was a very confusing day, knowing what I know now though... I'm immune to the BS propaganda. Trillions of dollars spent, never-ending wars... the officially approved narrative just isn't the truth of what actually happened that day. It was the beginning of the end.



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11 Sep 2019, 8:43 pm

A 1st grader. Considering the timezones, likely asleep at home.


9/11 isn't a known thing here, nor as much impact either. But many of those from the west sure screams a lot about it. :|
We got other more serious and long term issues already going on here from where I live...


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