Armor Up — 911

Remembering 9/11

911

Remembering 9/11

I’ll never forget 9/11—the day my naïve assumption about the unbreakable, untouchable safety of this nation got doused with a devastating dose of reality.

Before 9/11, I knew bad things could and did happen. I knew crazy hotheads might kill innocent people in schools, workplaces, and post offices. As an 80s kid, I was sure Russia (or Iran, or zombies, for that matter) might point some nukes in our direction in a moment of rash stupidity and wreck this planet, maybe send us all to live underground for a decade or two.

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