Where Were You on 9/11?


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  1. Anonymous: 2 days, 3 hours ago

    Every year on September 11 I listen to Toby Keith’s song : courtesy of the red white & blue
    otherwise known as: The Angry American

  2. Anonymous: 2 days, 3 hours ago

    I was in Yucaipa , ca , 5 years old when occurred playing in the sandbox
    I litterly didn’t know what 9/11 was till i was 12 today I’m in high skoo gonna be performing in a 9/11 performance w/ the whole ca 952 afj rotc unit ( everyone in the program) in 2 months

  3. Jack: 2 days, 12 hours ago

    Texas I was in 4th grade, coming back from P.E.

  4. Anonymous: 2 days, 20 hours ago

    I was on topside rover watch USS O’Brien (DD-975) Bahrain United Arab Emirates. A guy I knew said, “Hey man, did you know a plane accidentally hit one of the Trade Center buildings?” Then he told me everyone waas watching it on the news at the Desert Dome bar. After that everyone came running back to the pier because we knew we were under attack.

  5. Irsyad: 3 days, 9 hours ago

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  6. Almar: 3 days, 9 hours ago

    your location (optional) You’re the one with the brains here. I’m wacthing for your posts.

  7. Hemilly: 3 days, 9 hours ago

    your location (optional) The puerahscs I make are entirely based on these articles.

  8. Iffah: 3 days, 9 hours ago

    your location (optional) Anonymous Posted on As I read the beginning of this post I thuoght, Older people aren’t worried about who they are going to be. Most of those decisions have been made. I am in my 30 s, single and in a job I’m not loving, and I am totally freaked out about what my life is going to be!!!

  9. Antonia: 3 days, 9 hours ago

    your location (optional) I’m not wotrhy to be in the same forum. ROTFL

  10. Irvan: 3 days, 10 hours ago

    your location (optional) Yo, good looikn out! Gonna make it work now.

  11. Guntur: 3 days, 10 hours ago

    your location (optional) Stay with this guys, you’re hepling a lot of people.

  12. ANDRI: 3 days, 23 hours ago

    PA, USA i was 5 about to turn 6 on September 17th, i was eating a bowl of cereal, getting ready for school (i was just starting Kindergarten) All of a sudden i heard my babysitter gasp in shock and i ran to her to see what had happened. She was standing in front of the T.V. with her hands to her face and still as ever not saying a word. I tried to ask what was going on but she quickly shushed me to be quiete. I didn’t understand what going on, all i saw were these two tall buildings on fire on the tv, but i someow knew something really bad had happened. I ended up not going to school that day.

  13. Anonymous: 4 days, 7 hours ago

    Cardiff, Wales – It was around 5pm here so I was having tea, watching TV when I turned on the news to see the plane hit the 2nd building, I

  14. Anonymous: 4 days, 7 hours ago

    I was in my Moms womb

  15. Anonymous: 6 days ago

    I was like 5 naptime

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  17. Fructosa: 1 week, 2 days ago

    your location (optional) Whoa, whoa, get out the way with that good inoamrotifn.

  18. Jonathan: 1 week, 2 days ago

    your location (optional) Suprrising to think of something like that

  19. Rajeeshm: 1 week, 2 days ago

    your location (optional) Ah yes, nicely put, evyeoenr.

  20. Lionel: 1 week, 2 days ago

    your location (optional) This does look prmogsini. I’ll keep coming back for more.

  21. Dedi: 1 week, 2 days ago

    your location (optional) I much prefer inmfvoatire articles like this to that high brow literature.

  22. Satoru: 1 week, 2 days ago

    your location (optional) Thanks for writing such an eaureto-snd-ystand article on this topic.

  23. Lesego: 1 week, 2 days ago

    your location (optional) That’s the thnnkiig of a creative mind

  24. Forley: 1 week, 2 days ago

    your location (optional) It’s imreaptive that more people make this exact point.

  25. Robert Hickey: 1 week, 5 days ago

    Newbrunkswick Canada It was morning at school. In grade 6 I sat in class doing out morning mental math exercise, the room was quiet it was like a test. Then the Intercom came on and said about what happened and for a minute of silence, I didn’t know what it was and when I got home from school, my mother was in her bathrobe on the couch covering her mouth in shock and was crying, then I learned all about the world and its horrors.. I will never forget that day

  26. Anonymous: 1 week, 6 days ago

    I was flying a plane into the world trade center for allah.

  27. James: 3 weeks ago

    Bradford England I was 4 years old and only remember picking up the new car with my dad and going to get petrol for it

  28. Nicola Calder: 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    Manchester, England It was around 2 so my mom picked up my cousin Eleanor and I from school. We got home and turned on the tv to see the second tower being hit, it scared me I couldn’t sleep tht night.

  29. Eleanor: 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    Perth, Australia Well it was night here so I didn’t find out until early morning, I didn’t even know what the world trade centre was because I could give less about America, I was 14. But it did upset me

  30. Anonymous: 3 weeks, 6 days ago

    I was at my grandparent’s house in Slovakia where it was already mid-afternoon. My grandpa just came from work and told me and my grandma that he heard about a plane crash in New York on the radio. When we turned on the TV, they were already showing replays of the second plane hitting the building. We were all frozen and stared at the TV without saying a word until the late hours of the night. In our hearts, we were all Americans that night.

  31. Anonymous: 1 month, 1 week ago

    I was getting my son ready for his 1st day of preschool. I turned the TV on and it was already set to a news channel; the first plane had already crashed into the tower, I woke my parents and told them about it. My Mom was asking ‘How can a plane just crash into the tower?” A few moments later we saw/heard the 2nd plane crash, my mom immediately said ‘Oh no, thats a terrorist attack.”

  32. Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    My uncle worked in the North tower of the World Trade Center and he was in a conference room up on the 106th floor and he managed to jump out of the tower and he was killed. 😔

  33. Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    i was a freshman in college,

  34. Anonymous: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    I worked on the 79 floor of the north tower of the World Trade Center but I didn’t go to work that day because I had a really bad sore throat.

  35. Michael: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Wantagh, NY Hofstra University campus in Garden City, New York was bustling as usual. I had just taken a quiz in Italian class. In between classes, news spread quickly. I was told that people saw the smoke from the Library tower as I sat in my next class. Panic ensued, as some had loved ones that worked at the towers. One girl actually ran from her desk and out of the building when we found out the pentagon got hit. She left everything behind in the class. Until I arrived home, I had no access to a television. So my entire experience was from word of mouth and car stereo. When I finally arrived home, the towers were down. God Bless everyone affected by this tragedy.

  36. Demi: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Stradford, ON It was a sunny day, the sun was shining and it was really warm! School was in only a week so I was still getting use to the new hallways of highschool. Yup I just started highschool so I was 14. School started at 8:30 morning we stood for O’Canada morning announcements happened blah blah blah. Then 15 minutes into English a teacher came in and whispered something in Mrs.Tomlinsons ear then she just bursted out crying, which made me jump because I though someone got shot. (Which was dumb because gun rules in Canada lol.) so then mrs. Tomlinson explained what happened and I was really scared that a plane was going to crash into our school. Later we spent the whole day watching what happened on tv, I saw the second plane hit live. I remember going home that day, just bawling my eyes out. Why? Why would you kill inncocent people! I had hatred towards who did it and wanted to stab him or her multiple times. Nothing was the same after 9/11 for me, nothing. I just didn’t understand I wanted an answer but couldn’t get one. But I do remember being thankfull for living in Canada, and not the war zone America!

  37. Sara: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Canada I was 16 days old! So I didn’t know anything

  38. Felicity: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Cheshire, England It was raining as usual here in England. I attended Holmes Chapel Primary school and everything was fine in the morning and through the afternoon. But then around 2 or 3 there was weird vibe. (Note that England and New York have a 5 hour difference.) It was unusually quite I was only in year 1 and I didn’t know much, I don’t think you would at age 7. The teachers were quite and I could here some sniffing. I turned to my friend Harry and asked him if he knew what happened and he just shrugged his shoulders. Our school ended at 4:00 and it was around 3 when parents came and picked up there kids a bit early. My older sister and mum picked me up and I asked them what happened and they said ” A plane hit a building and killed many people on purpose.” I didn’t understand why? Why would someone do that. But once I got home and saw the video I couldn’t help but feel sad. I didn’t understand and still to this day at age of 20 I don’t know why. So that’s my story

  39. Armando: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Houston, TX I was 9 years old in the 3rd grade attending Almeda Elementary School here in Houston,TX. When we came back from lunch, followed by our restroom break, we went into our classroom and sat down just waiting for our teacher to resume teaching. The whole time we were all sitting quietly while watching her listening to the radio as if something weird was going on. We didn’t know what the radio was saying but after she turned it off she explained to us what was going on. She told us that terrorists stole some planes with innocent passengers trapped inside and flew them into both towers of the World Trade Center and other places and that lots and lots and lots of people died. Everyone was all like “What?”. We were all confused by what happened. One by one, all of my classmates and everyone else at school were being pulled out of school early by their parents and so was I. My mom picked me up and when I asked her why we were leaving early, she said “Because son, something terribly bad is happening today. Some very, very bad people stole some airplanes with innocent people trapped inside those planes and flew them into buildings with other innocent people trapped inside those buildings and all those people in them died.” “Oh that’s why? I know. My teacher told us about it.” “She did?” “Yeah. That’s horrible! Why would people fly planes into buildings and kill people like that? How could they just do that?” “I don’t know I guessed they’re just messed up in the head.” Then she picked up my sisters and we were watching the news about the attacks on TV. I understand why they pulled everyone out of school. They figured maybe if it happened in New York and Washington, D.C., it could happen anywhere else like in schools too. At the age I was at during the attacks, it’s very difficult for a child to understand why people with a human mind are clouded with thoughts full of evil and would fly planes into buildings and kill people, shoot up a movie theater, massacre students at a school, bomb a marathon run, etc. Then again for us adults, we can’t understand why either..

  40. Anonymous: 2 months ago

    I was in my mothers uterus

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  42. Anonymous: 2 months ago

    i was in the hospital where my mother was giving birth to my little brother, i was only 3 so i don’t really remember what happened but my dad told me that my brother was born 4 hours earlier and we where watching from the tv when people started to jump of the building :(

  43. Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago

    I was 5 years old and frankly don’t remember anything

  44. Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago

    I was 13 years old in 7th grade and my sister was 12 years old in the 6th grade and i walked into my classroom and saw my teacher crying and i was wondering what was going on and then i saw when the second plane hit the second building my heart dropped and tears streamed down my eyes because my aunt was in that building, when i got home all i could do was cry my eyes out, my dad was out of town he was in california for a buisness retreat, me,my sister and my mom was crying so much it was so sad and 3 hours later we got the call saying my aunt died (my mom’s sister) all night long we cried and cried it was so devestaing, i couldn’t believe what saw and heard i thought it was a nightmare but it wasen’t :(

  45. Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago

    Toronto In Grade 2, my teacher told me soon after I arrived for class, that horrible people crashed an airplane into a building in new york. I don’t remember talking about it with my family, though I’m sure we did

  46. Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    I was in Moscow eating crayons in my kinder garden classroom

  47. Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    I was asleep, it happened in the middle of the night where I’m from, but I was woken up in the early by a phone call from my Dad, who was fighting in Afghanistan. He asked my mum “do you know what happened?”

  48. Lil: 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    I was watching movie on TV with my mom, here in japan, and commercials suddenly switched to Night News. I saw that plane crushed into building, and screamed out my mom and showed it, but she thought first like “oh, the movie is still on”. I still remember my uneasy and weird feelings ran through my body and kept me awake. Now I can understand what happened there, but never understand why people who have a life deserved that cruel act.

  49. Anonymous: 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    I was waking up getting ready to go to my 5th grade class, and my mom came back from work, she liked worried/scared and told us to turn on the TV…I saw a smoking tower, and my little 9 year old mind that liked violent video games thought: AWESOME!

  50. Anonymous: 3 months ago

    I was in 3rd grade when it happened, and now since it’s been 13 years the moment when it happened is kind of a blur to me. But I do remember it. Having been so young, I look back at it now and I remember discussing it with other kids. It’s just weird remembering all of this from a child’s perspective and how children discussed the matter between each other. Some kids understood it better than others, but we were all definitely scared at the thought that something bad could happen to us. We all lived in Southern Virginia, which really isn’t too far from NYC. So it did scare us. But with the school year just starting, the teachers did a pretty good job at distracting us and taking our focus elsewhere. But I definitely remember as a school; making cards that we eventually sent off to NYC.

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