Where Were You on 9/11?


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  1. Anonymous: 5 hours, 58 minutes ago

    with my family at home

  2. Anonymous: 5 days, 19 hours ago

    It was the day before my 31st birthday. I will never forget. It was just another day at the office for me except a tearful one among me and my co-workers. I was
    Pregnant at the time too…. My son Joshua was born on January 4th 2002 4 months later

  3. Anonymous: 5 days, 19 hours ago

    At nursery school, aged 3. My teacher mrs Hill had to send us home early and my dad was in fact on a plane that day he was flying to Barcelona. My mother was on her day off work and was in a state of shock. With me being 3, of course I didn’t know any different although I remembered pointing at the burning buildings on the television. My 10-year old sister of the time was crying hysterically as she watched the towers collapse.

  4. spring tx: 1 week, 2 days ago

    craig lenell I was in Humble Texas in my car on the way to work. I thought, like most, the 1st plane was an accident. Then number 2 hit and a sinking feeling took over. I will not forget that day.

  5. Anonymous: 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    I was in my car listening to the radio on the drive to school when the DJ described the first plane hitting the tower. When I walked into the college, students gathered around the TV watching CNN. I was in shock when I watched the second plane hit the other tower. At first I thought it was a replay. Classes were cancelled for the morning and the small group of us stayed close together watching the TV. I held hands with the random girl sitting next to me on the stairs. A few years later, in another city, I exchanged stories with a girl who said she sat on the stairs at the same school holding another girl’s hand and watching the TV.

  6. Anonymous: 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    9 years old

  7. Anonymous: 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    Wales In my friends house with my son watching cartoons when all of a sudden the cartoons were cut short and BBC news covered the story!

  8. Anonymous: 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    hom slipeng

  9. JL: 1 month ago

    Cleveland, Ohio I was off school, sick in Cleveland Ohio. My mom woke me up after the first plane hit. We watched the second one live. My doctors appointment was cancelled later that day because it was in a tower in Cleveland.

  10. Yeric Hunt: 1 month ago

    Virgin Islands I was eating popcorn and watching the televisions on the streets.
    Forget about the world trade centre, those bastards made me spill my popcorn! >:(

  11. Anonymous: 1 month ago

    in munich

  12. Bob: 1 month ago

    your location (optional) Wow! Great to find a post with such a clear mesagse!

  13. Anonymous: 1 month ago

    I was in labor!! Yes, I was giving birth to my son Dylan on 9/11/01. It was a crazy day to say the least. My doctor was in my room as I was in labor watching the news.

  14. Anonymous: 1 month, 1 week 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

  15. Anonymous: 1 month, 1 week 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

  16. Jack: 1 month, 1 week ago

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

  17. Anonymous: 1 month, 1 week 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.

  18. Irsyad: 1 month, 1 week ago

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  19. Almar: 1 month, 1 week ago

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

  20. Hemilly: 1 month, 1 week ago

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

  21. Iffah: 1 month, 1 week 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!!!

  22. Antonia: 1 month, 1 week ago

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

  23. Irvan: 1 month, 1 week ago

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

  24. Guntur: 1 month, 1 week ago

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

  25. ANDRI: 1 month, 1 week 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.

  26. Anonymous: 1 month, 1 week 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

  27. Anonymous: 1 month, 1 week ago

    I was in my Moms womb

  28. Anonymous: 1 month, 1 week ago

    I was like 5 naptime

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  30. Fructosa: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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

  31. Jonathan: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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

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  34. Dedi: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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

  35. Satoru: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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

  36. Lesego: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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

  37. Forley: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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

  38. Robert Hickey: 1 month, 2 weeks 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

  39. Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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

  40. James: 1 month, 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

  41. Nicola Calder: 1 month, 4 weeks 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.

  42. Eleanor: 1 month, 4 weeks 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

  43. Anonymous: 2 months 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.

  44. Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks 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.”

  45. Anonymous: 2 months, 3 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. 😔

  46. Anonymous: 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    i was a freshman in college,

  47. Anonymous: 2 months, 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.

  48. Michael: 2 months, 4 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.

  49. Demi: 3 months 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!

  50. Sara: 3 months ago

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

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