Jeremus wrote:I think you're right that we're talking about two different things. New Yorkers (and DC and Pennsylvania) had to deal with the physical attack... the debris, the fire, the injured and dying people. Ground zero. I may also never be able to understand the physical devestation after 9/11 that's continued for the last 10 years.
This is exactly what I was trying to communicate.
But the attack was felt all over the rest of the country. That day was devestating to all Americans. This is my standpoint.
Of course, I don't disagree.
I've not meant to belittle anyone's feelings, and don't think I do in this thread. Simply, I've just tried to explain that it is different
for us who were directly effected. Thank you guys for understanding.
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