Reflections on 9/11

Another three years have gone by, and how different America seems today from thirteen years ago.  It was a time of unity in America and now?  Well, not so much.  It’s really quite sad.  Have we all forgotten that we are all unified as Americans?  We shouldn’t.  There is a new threat to our freedom, and I believe we would do good to remember how we all came together as one on this day thirteen years ago.

Writing Outside of the Lines

Ten years ago today, my life was changed forever, but it wasn’t just me – it was every American citizen whether they were alive during that horrible day or yet to be born, we were all forever changed.   While many of the memories I have of 9/11 are of the pain and fear we all felt, there were other memories intermingled amongst the sadness.  It is those thoughts and remembrances that I want to share with you.  Thankfully, you were too young to remember the horrible images of that day, but there are important images I want you to remember about the day that changed our country.

I remember the day was beautiful.  I was spending it with my friends – the girls – my tennis team.  The first call we received we thought it was just a horrible accident, but the second call that came left us knowing…

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About Ms. Burroughs

I teach 7th grade language arts at Edwards Middle School. I love anything to do with technology and using it in reading and writing. Learning shouldn't have to be boring nor should the job of teaching. "To me, education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul." ~ Muriel Spark
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