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Unassisted Memories

9-11 “Are you watching this?” The phone call from SFR publisher Andy Dudzik came early in the morning. 

Sunday, September 11, 2011 Julia Goldberg

Real Life

9-11  I’d quit my job as a reporter covering state government in Phoenix two weeks before.  The morning of 9.11, a girl I was seeing called to wake me. She said we were under attack.

Saturday, September 10, 2011 Dave Maass


9-11 A student walked in late to first period and I gave him a hard time about it. “A plane just hit the Pentagon,” he said with a smile and a shrug. “It was cool.” 

Friday, September 9, 2011 Rob Wilder

West Coast

9-11  Like many aspiring writers, I planned to move to New York after college. When the towers fell, I stayed in California for a few years before eventually trying to make it there.

Friday, September 9, 2011 Wren Abbott


9-11 A high school sophomore, I walked from biology to health class and saw the TV turned on and the towers smoking. One student told me we got bombed, which is what I first thought.

Friday, September 9, 2011 Joey Peters


9-11 When I learned about the attacks on the Twin Towers, I was a tenth-grader stationed in Miss Feige’s English class in Westerville North High School in Westerville, Ohio. 

Friday, September 9, 2011 Reyan Ali

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