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My 9/11 Home Video: Lower Manhattan Two Weeks After the Attack

Submitted by Leo Klein on Fri, 9/11/09 (9:40am)

I've posted this before but every year at this time I'm reminded of the incredible tragedy that happened while I was living in New York and its aftermath.

It's strange but maybe understandable: my initial reaction immediately following the attack that morning -- after the shock and confusion -- was simply to go to work, show my face and help in any way needed.

In November, we'll be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. I was there and it easily has to be the most significant public event I ever personally witnessed in a good way. By the same token, 9/11 had to be the worst.

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2 comments

by Stephen Francoeur on Fri, 9/11/09 (2:32pm)

Thanks for posting that again. It brought back a lot of memories of the little things that are easy to forget.

by Leo Klein on Fri, 9/11/09 (4:15pm)

Yup, I remember how unusually quiet Manhattan was for several weeks. Everyone shared the same sense of grief.