I can clearly remember waking up on 9/11/01 in my apartment in Long Island, NY. Just another typical day, I was going to start my final semester at St. John’s University in Queens, NY that week. My phone rang early and my friend said turn on the TV….what? I just woke up what the heck, but I did and could not believe my eyes!
There was no one on the roads that day, neighbors chatted with each other in the streets. You could hear fire trucks with sirens blaring racing into Manhattan, they were the only ones on the roads that day. I, like so many others sat glued to the TV for updates. I had family and friends that lived and worked in the city. I was eagerly awaiting for word from them that they were ok…..thankfully they all were but had harrowing tales of what they saw. Read more