Where Were You on 9/11?


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  1. Anonymous: 4 days, 19 hours ago

    In illinois 1 week away from being 2years old

  2. Anonymous: 6 days, 2 hours ago

    I was filling out some paperwork the night before.The next morning at 7 am i was heading to work to turn it in. As i arrived i was at the east entrance of WTC 4 i heard i loud ear deafening sound. I looked up and saw a big ball of fire and loads of people yelling. I knew a plane crashed due to the jet noises i heard a couple of seconds before the explosion. I stayed in my office while about an hour later i hear another explosion from the South Tower. At that point i call my wife telling her that i’m coming home. I got out of my office and asked two of my co-workers to get out before one of the towers collapse because it’s verry likely. I lost 3 of my friends that day, I will never forget the living hell I had to experience.

  3. Anonymous: 1 week, 1 day ago

    I was asleep still when my bf at the time, who had just got off the graveyard shift, comes barging into the apartment saying “Our country is at war!”. I jumped out of bed, my roommate and her bf had already turned on the t.v. Every channel was showing the twin towers burning to the ground. I can’t believe it has been 13 years since. One of my younger brother enlisted in the Marines soon after and went on 2 tours to Afghanistan. Those were some of the most sleepless nights for the family. It was much harder on my mom.

  4. Anonymous: 1 week, 1 day ago

    I was in middle school. I had a “job” for first period where I would help the secretaries with odds and ends and pass out newspapers to all the classes. I remember staring at the TV dumbfounded and not really understanding what was going on at the time. The only thing I can remember about the rest of the day was that every classroom I visited that morning, I stuck my head in and told the teachers to turn on the news on the class TVs.

  5. Gary: 1 week, 2 days ago

    South Africa I was in Hospital surviving attempted suicide! Never heard about it till i came out of the coma and found out the whole world was like me ! Paranoid scerd of the some thing that Government Dreamed UP !

  6. Anonymous: 1 week, 6 days ago

    I was 16 in my first class of the day in high school

  7. Anonymous: 2 weeks ago

    I was sitting in front of my computer in Quincy, Illinois. Got the call from my son . Terrible day

  8. Anonymous: 2 weeks ago

    I was in my apartment 25 blocks from the towers. I was 24 and was supposed to start a job at nbc news that day. Terrified is the only word

  9. Anonymous: 2 weeks ago

    I was 10 months old.
    I wish I could say I remember it.

  10. Anonymous: 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    I was 15 years old living in nj. It was supposed to be my first day of homeschool. I was at home and my teacher would be there later. MY dad worked 5 blocks away from the wtc as an architect he was already there when the planes hit and the buildings collapsed. My mom was on the nj transit train to midtown Manhattan where she worked. I received a call that morning from my mom telling me to turn on the news and that a plane had hit the World Trade Center. Within what seemed like minutes I watched the second plane hit, building collapse soon after. My moms train was turned around and she came home. I spent the day watching the news and talking to my friends online about their own experience of it in school. I listened closely to the endless planes in the sky. Jets I thought. I ended up falling asleep before my dad got home. I didn’t see him come home covered in ash like the pictures. I don’t even know if he was covered in ash. The next day my mom was back on the train to work in the city. My dads office was closed and he stayed home with me.

  11. M: 3 weeks ago

    Belgium I was 7 years old, it was nearly 3 pm in Belgium (Europe), I was coming home from school.. It was all over the News. I’m almost 22 now and I remember it like it was yesterday..

  12. Anonymous: 1 month ago

    I was celebrating 1 year of life.

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  15. Kayla Edgerton: 1 month, 1 week ago

    in Illinois, I was almost 7 months old, I wass born in 2001 in January on the 29

  16. Anonymous: 1 month, 1 week ago

    Not even born yet

  17. Anonymous: 2 months ago

    then why you was booking me he wrote down my credit card number and I don’t understand that

  18. Anonymous: 2 months ago

    then after that we’re done searching a car and they were taking getting ready to take me to jail basically he gave my mom the keys to basically the park the car but while he was still on the other side searching she witnessed him put alcohol in his pocket

  19. Anonymous: 2 months ago

    then was funny when my bottles came up missing there was in the middle my thing $500 which I had get a job for this lady basically I made a thousand I gotta look I 502 pay for a car that basically is my neighbor down the street has sold me and decor ended up being stolen I ended up having to give you guys money back and go to court with him right before I was busted andbasically I said that money for Ash’s birthdayand my daughter’s birthday which were both back to back

  20. Anonymous: 2 months ago

    I’m 31 and that hands were on open and the bottle was way in the back seat on open so why all while he was booking me I could smell alcohol should he take my my bottles when I’m of age to drink can they do thatnot only that because he got mad at me because I told him the reason why he smell alcohol is because of his upper lip

  21. Anonymous: 2 months ago

    I was watching my neighbors party and drink and socialize with their family and then basically I kinda got like anxious to I’m jealous so basically took on down I went to the store to go buy something to drink cuz I had stopped drinking for two months and basically when I was coming back from the store I didn’t open the bottle or nothing I was pulled over due to the officers and he smelled alcohol when he checked and basically breathaleyes me twice it 1000 then not only that but basically after I got out of jail they had stole him and his partner has stole all the bottles him and his partners and stole all the bubbles

  22. Anonymous: 2 months ago

    I was in jail due to the fact that because I was supposed to change my address with probation so I could go home basically she deny me to be able to go home by threatening to call the police I want to go home but I didn’t want to go home and then the police come in and I’ll be taking to prison basically for nothing

  23. Anonymous: 2 months ago

    que sait il passer

  24. Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    I was working as a Security Officer in Los Angeles at a Smart & Final store we were opening the store a man told us that 2 arabs crashed 2 airplanes into the world trade center in New York , then I saw it on the news America under Attack!! It really botherd me.

  25. Anonymous: 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    TN, USA I was just walking into 10th grade English class around 9am. The old brown TV was showing some gray building with smoke pouring out. There was little talking as we watched and listened to the reports repeating that a plane had crashed into the WTC. Then later we heard reports that people were jumping from the building. Then the news broke in with footage of the second plane hitting the tower. Then all of us knew, KNEW it was not an accident. That’s when the it really hit me. It was like going from grief and confusion to grief and anger. Like a giant knot in my guts. Some time later, without warning, we saw the first tower collapse. I felt like I was sinking, in shock. I thought out loud: “hundreds, maybe thousands of people have just died.” The girl next to me cried out “No!” The rest of that day was mostly a haze. Every time I see that plane crashing into the tower it gives me that same feeling. I don’t think it’ll ever go away.

  26. Gareth Hillary: 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    Wales, UK In school, I found out about it on the way home when my dad told me.

    In hindsight, with all that has occurred since globally and nationally within the UK, it feels like the death of innocence.

    All of a sudden terrorists wanted to kill me, people began fearing muslims, my eyes were forced open by the fabric of global society being torn apart and humanity on all sides becoming scary and ugly. Forcing me and my friends to grow up too soon.

  27. Anonymous: 3 months, 1 week ago

    I wan in my mother woon

  28. Anonymous: 3 months, 1 week ago

    I was not on in 9/11 I wantesnt born yet

  29. Anonymous: 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    I was in my 3rd grade class. The teachers kept leaving the classroom and coming back with tears in their eyes. I knew something had happened, but i didnt understand until i got home and asked my mom.

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  32. Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Leaving to go to school

  33. Jessica W: 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    norfolk,va I was in 2nd grade in school in norfolk,va when my school was evacuated and we were bused to another elementary school and our parents were called..i had no idea what was going on…

  34. Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    blazing it

  35. Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    I was on patrol in a small town in NC when my sergeant called me and told me that a small plane flew into one of the WTC towers. I came in to the police department and watched the horror of that day unfold. I remember seeing our firemen and public works employees placing the American flags we use for the 4th of July out in the downtown area. Our department was put on straight shifts with no time off for two weeks. We didn’t mind because we not only had a duty to our citizens but to protect our families as well. That day I will never forget as long as I live.

  36. Anonymous: 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    I was on the phone with my dad. Suddenly it cut off.

  37. Anonymous: 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    i was idk lmao

  38. Anonymous: 4 months ago

    I was…the day the towers fell what date did these events occur grade 6

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  40. Anonymous: 4 months ago

    On my way to work.

  41. Anonymous: 4 months ago

    ON Canada I was sleeping in at the time when I heard my mom scream from the living room. She had been watching CNN and they just interrupted the show with a picture of this gaping hole in the side of the tower.

  42. Anonymous: 4 months, 1 week ago


  43. Anonymous: 4 months, 1 week ago

    Los Angeles, CA 90007 I was in 2nd grade in California, and I was waking up early to get to school, when my parents were in their room with the TV loud. I went to go see what was happening, and that I saw both buildings on fire. The news repeated the same plane crashing into the building. I didnt know much was happening because I was just a kid, and thought it was an accident. When I went to school, the radio was confirming that one of the towers collapsed.

  44. Anonymous: 4 months, 2 weeks ago

    Colorado Springs, CO I was 7 years old at the time. I was awaken by voices in the living room, so I walked out where my family was watching TV and I saw what was happening. My memory of the day is a bit vague, but I distinctly remember the report that a second plane had hit the other tower and when the second tower collapsed.

  45. Anonymous: 4 months, 2 weeks ago

    woah cant believe justin bieber actually wrote something on here! that’s crazy

  46. AJ: 4 months, 2 weeks ago

    Ohio,US I was in southeast MI, within driving distance of a nuclear power plant. I was in my 3rd grade classroom, terrified. My teacher, stupid or stubborn or brilliant, I still don’t know, turned the tv on. We were all 7-9 years old, watching the 2nd tower get hit.

  47. Andrew: 4 months, 2 weeks ago

    I was 2 years old, but i still remember it. I was at Pre-school and we were watching some show, probably Dora The Explorer when the channel just changed, and a few minutes later my dad got me and for the rest of the day we watched, i just knew something horrific happened, but it took a few years to understand, and now i understand why it was horrible, and why my parents were crying. RIP to the victims

  48. Anonymous: 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    NB Canada I was in my grade 5 math class, the teacher who was in shock and couldn’t teach anymore turned on a radio and we listened for the rest of the day. I later feared for my father who was a long haul truck driver and often drove in the United States. We were unsure of where he was at the time of the attacks and with border closures if he would be able to get home or not.

  49. Anonymous: 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    Round Rock, TX sitting in my bouncy chair watching Sesame Street.

  50. Anonymous: 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    when the twin towers fell I was get up from bed when the second plane hit

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