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11-02-08, 04:26 PM #1
Question of the day 11-2-08
Where were you on 09-11-2001 when our country was attacked.
11-02-08, 04:29 PM #2
Driving to class.
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11-02-08, 04:31 PM #3
11-02-08, 04:40 PM #4
I was working for a printing company and was at work.
11-02-08, 04:51 PM #5
I was preparing to teach a class, and got called out of the room to a television in the director's office right after the first plane was reported to have hit. We suspended class and turned the news on in the classroom. We dismissed as soon as the second plane hit, realizing that we were under attack at that time.
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11-02-08, 04:52 PM #6
in training at work. Training was dismissed and went on full alert.
11-02-08, 05:19 PM #7
CTR and I were on our way to work and school when we heard the first radio report. I dropped CTR off at work and continued on to school where I did work study in the mornings and had class in the afternoon...usually. That day not much work or schooling happened.It's better to be hated for who you are than loved for who you aren't!
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11-02-08, 05:28 PM #8
I had just got to work when the first plane hit. My wife heard the news on her car radio while she was at work and called me. I turned on the TV in my office right before the second plane hit. I have never felt more useless than during that day listening to the incoming reports and watching the events happen. When the first tower fell , the first thing that occurred to me was that there was going to be a high casualty rate among the first responders as well civilians because they would have been doing what we all do , running to trouble. May the Good LORD bless the souls of all the ones we loss that day.SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
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11-02-08, 05:47 PM #9
I was at work.
11-02-08, 05:50 PM #10
I was at home.
11-02-08, 05:51 PM #11
I was scheduled to work a double for Election Duty, a modified tour starting 1200 hours, I was sleeping in and got a call when the first plane hit. I rushed and got dressed, as I headed into the Precint, the second tower was hit and two van loads of Officers were heading down there to assist. If I had been suited up I would have been in one of those vans, Everyone wanted to go down there, we were ready to comandeer a city bus, but we were ordered to wait the for the word, there was plenty of manpower on the scene. We did go many days there after, and sadly there are still people suffering from working in the area or at the dump in Staten Island where they brought rubble to be sifted thru for remains.
I remember that day like it was the back of my hand, from how it was so nice outside to getting the calls of who is missing, wondering who is ok or who perished on the scene.
11-02-08, 05:58 PM #12
Home in bed I woke up turned on the TV just before the second plane hit the towers, never got out of bed.
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11-02-08, 06:18 PM #13
I was at work. It was my last week before going to a new job. I remember calling a guy in our IT department to tell him what was happening and he thought I was joking around with him at first.Arm the sheep!
11-02-08, 06:36 PM #14
I was at work just finishing up my graveyard shift. The Chief called and told us. We turned on the news and watched the 2nd plane hit.'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'
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11-02-08, 07:09 PM #15
I was at the barn brushing my horse and heard it on the radio. I thought at first it was a joke...and hurried home to watch it on tv.Never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way" ~Martin Luther King, Jr
11-02-08, 07:29 PM #16
At home. Dad called me to wake me up and turn on CNN, and I saw the second plane hit.
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11-02-08, 08:11 PM #17
Choose The Right. When you're doing whats right, then you have nothing to worry about.
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11-03-08, 01:10 AM #18
At home, in bed. Mr Ducky woke me up just after the first plane hit, and we huddled together for comfort the rest of the morning.\\` ` ` ` < ` )___/\
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11-03-08, 01:16 AM #19
I was in high school math class. I'll never forget it...Calm Like A Bomb...
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