Misc.

20 Years

There aren’t really words, or at least I don’t have them today, so I think I won’t try.

Instead, here are some photos from our visit to NYC, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and the 1,776 foot tall One World Trade Center in 2018.

The 9/11 Museum was one of the most significant, memorable and impactful places I have ever visited in my entire LIFE. If you ever get the chance, please go.

The “Survivors’ Staircase” from the original building. Hundreds evacuated via these stairs, one of the few unobstructed exits from the building.
Fire Department of New York- Memorial Wall
Dedicated to those who fell, and to those who carry on.
The 343 FDNY heroes who died on 9/11. ❤

20 years. Never forget. 9/11/2001.

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2 thoughts on “20 Years

  1. I clearly remember that day, I was in colleague and went out to buy a snack during break time and saw it on the news and couldn’t believe it.
    what a memorable and tragic day.

  2. I definitely want to go back and go to the museum. I was glad to see the memorial when I was there in 2017. I was visiting a friend in Queens who had a baby so didn’t have much time that day and the line for the museum was so long! I will get back there someday, though. It’s such an important part of our nation’s history. We’ve been watching so much 9/11 content lately. The Alan Gratz book is very well-done. He is such a great author. I think this is my 2nd or 3rd book I’ve read by him. Even though I don’t have a middle grader yet, I like to read middle grade so I know what to recommend years in the future when my kids are that age. Plus I find that middle grade novels can still be very enjoyable and impactful for us adults! You should definitely check it out! The chapters are so short, so it’s quite a page turner.

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