It was around 7 a.m., and being seriously upset, I did what most girls would do and called my Mom for comfort. After listening to me cry for a few minutes, she interrupted me and told me to turn the TV on, that a plane had just crashed into the World Trade Center.
As the pervasiveness of Internet connectivity grows internationally, the Earth becomes more of a neighborhood where everyone knows everyone else's business. And that gives me hope. Much like the densely populated streets of New York City, people can find a way to live with one another.
We need to work together to create a world where we can send our children out with confidence that they will return back to us safe at the end of each day.
My first memory of 9/11/01 is that it was a gorgeous, late summer day in New York. We had been in our new home just a few weeks, and everything still had a new scent to it. The paint was fresh and the walls were clean and waiting to be adorned with pictures and decorations.
Wednesday marks 12 years since the tragic morning that thousands of lives were lost when the World Trade Center came under
We remember how far we've come to have the ordinary join this date again. And we bear witness largely by living intentional lives, created anew from the rubble.
Culbertson, along with Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Tyurin and Vladimir Dezhurov, was one of three people in space at the time
At dinner tables across America, tonight needs to be a time for parents to share with their children the perspective of where they were 11 years ago, what happened to the nation and with what consequence. We won't forget. But unless we take these measures and more, those who follow us will.
These are stories of men and women who escaped the twin towers under seemingly impossible circumstances: surfing down 15
Jim Budman has created a collaboration that is allowing people from all over the world to honor the memory of 9/11 through creativity and artistic expression.