911 Remembrance 2017
Sep 10, 2017 - 9:43: PM
SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 -
While we are all busy, We can not be too busy to forget our fallen brothers
As we approach another anniversary of one of America’s greatest
tragedies, look back with great respect, to honor those who gave their
lives on September 11, 2001.
September 11, the National Day of Service and Remembrance, is a time of
reflection and a reminder, lest we forget, the loss of life and damage
that was caused from the biggest act of terrorism ever on United States
soil. September 11, 2001, the day four planes were hijacked and then
deliberately flown into three important buildings, the Pentagon in
Washington DC and the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York.
On September 11th, America, her people and values were under attack.
Lives were lost, buildings destroyed and people found themselves in a
state of disbelief, confusion, and at times fearful, because of this
unknown enemy which destroyed thousands of innocent lives. This attack
had a ripple effect that reached out across the United States, no one
was untouched by the tragedy.
But, out of the ashes that 11th day of September, the American Spirit
was re-awakened. Ordinary people became heroes, helping others whose
needs where greater than their own. Our emergency response people rose
to new heights, pushing themselves beyond even their own expectations to
save others, even at the cost of their own lives in some cases, because
it was about helping those in need and working together to overcome
While this event changed our nation in many ways, the character of our
Nation, our faith in one another and our legacy as a country
strengthened by service and selflessness remained the same, becoming
stronger as we continue to see neighbors offering a helping hand, a
willingness to volunteer and help survivors not only from acts of
terrorism but to natural disasters which has also impacted many lives
throughout America over these many years since that fateful day on
So, as we approach another anniversary of one of our country’s worst
tragedies, may you all take a moment to remember and honor not only
those who lost their lives that day, but to honor those families,
friends and loved ones who continue to endure the losses and changes
that day brought to their lives.
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