9-11 Essay

Topics: September 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaeda Pages: 1 (399 words) Published: May 28, 2012
September 11 was one of the saddest days in history. As everyone knows September 11, 2001 was the day that shook the world. It didn’t only affect the US but everyone around the world. The people in those buildings were not only Americans but people of every nationality. I don’t think that one person knew exactly how to react or think. This tragedy is something that should have never happened from the start. However, it did. Most of America can tell you that they remember exactly what they were doing & where they were on September 11th. Fortunately, for some children they were just too young to remember the devastating events that happened on this day. Even though it may seem as though many people lost their lives in these tragic events, we have to remember that hundreds and thousands were saved. However, weeks after thousands were estimated dead. What seems terrifying the most about this event is that a lot the workers or visitors who died had been at or above the point of impact. Not to mention the 200 people who jumped or ‘fell’ out to their deaths. It just makes me wonder, “How bad was it that jumping was the best option.” No one ever thought they would recover or heal from this. However, some people got there relief and revenge they may have wanted from the start when Osama bin Laden (the cruel terrorist that plotted 9/11) was shot and killed May 1, 2011. For some, this may not even be enough. However, I think some people are learning to cope with what has happened. Another way that is probably helping most cope with this tragedy is the memory pools and museum that was built on ground zero. The pools are the same width and length of the original towers. Around the pools are the names of all people that lost their lives from that tower. It’s an amazing and inspirational monument that last forever. A lot of remember September 11th, 2001 differently. Some remember it clear as day while others were too young to remember. It’s important that we don’t forget...
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