Wednesday, September 11, 2019

18 years: Have you forgotten?

It's been 18 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 now, basically all of the children were born after 9/11. This isn't experience for them, it's history in a book. As is our tradition, two firefighters in our church give a presentation about 9/11 for the kids on the Wednesday closest to the annihilation.

Have You Forgotten? is a poignant song by country music artist Darryl Worley about the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks. This video contains images and video from that day -- reminders of what our nation suffered and experienced 18 years ago today.

May we never forget.

When I was a kid, I would periodically keep a journal. Here's my entry for 9/11/01:

Never forget.