Reflections on 9/11

Did the events of 9/11 change the way you define a hero?

I think that 9/11 proved that a true hero is anyone who is willing to put others above their own fears. 9/11 also proved that crying wasn't a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength and love.

Francesca
19
Chicago, IL
What scared you most about the events of 9/11?

When I first heard that a plane had hit the WTC, I thought it was an accident. I will never forget standing in the cafeteria of my high school, watching the live news coverage of the situation andseeing the second plane hit the other tower.  At that moment I realized the planes crashes were not accidents.

Anne Marie
27
North Canton, OH
What scared you most about the events of 9/11?

didn't know where my family was. many of them worked in manhattan.

Krystie
30
Bronx
What scared you most about the events of 9/11?

What scared me the most was seeing the first Tower being hit and then the second tower being hit it was surreal.

Shirley
45
Chicago, IL
What object or image from the exhibition moved you most and why?

It was the display of the writing in the dust, especially the one that read, "Come Steve & Tommy."

Becket
57
Lisle, IL

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