It's been 15 years now since the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. I was eleven at the time, and this was by far the most momentous world event of my childhood. I work in the kids program at church, and it's somewhat disconcerting to realize that most of the children were born after 9/11.
When I was a kid, I would periodically keep a journal. Here's my entry for 9/11/01: