Unlike many of you, we did not have a TV on September 11, 2001 to watch the atrocities taking place live before our eyes. We were on a boating trip with only a radio. We had to wait until the evening to see what had actually happened.
Tonight we were on the road listening to Fox News on Sirius radio when they aired their 9/11 special. It reminded me of that day 9 years ago listening to the accounts on the radio. Tonight, after we checked into a hotel, we watched the Fox News 9/11 special on TV. It is still a shock to see what happened to our country that day.
Short on time, I am linking to my post from last September 11th. There is one thing I would like to add...I'm am thankful George W. Bush was our President on that day.
The Conservative Lady: September 11, 2001 - May We Never Forget
On September 11, 2001 I was in Chesapeake City, DE returning from Baltimore on a boat trip with my husband and another couple. We didn't have a TV on the boat, so we didn't know what was going on that morning until we got to a little restaurant for breakfast.
The people in the restaurant were listening to a radio and the reports of a plane hitting the World Trade Center were being broadcast. Everyone was upset, but at the time we all thought it was a freak accident. Maybe a small plane went out of control.
Shortly after, someone yelled out that another plane had hit the second tower. At that moment it was obvious that it was a terrorist attack. And then we heard that the Pentagon was hit.
As we traveled back to NJ, we listened to the radio to try to keep up with what was happening. At one point we heard that a plane was missing. Although we prayed it had nothing to do with the earlier attacks, in our hearts we knew.
May we never forget what those barbarians did to us on that day.
May we keep vigilant so that it never happens again.
May our government do all in it's power to secure our safety.
God Bless those who lost their lives and their families left behind.
God Bless the first responders and those who worked so hard throughout the months afterward.
God Bless Our Troops who continue to fight for our safety and our freedoms.
God Bless America.