I just read this blog post by Meg Cabot about what it was like to be in New York City on 9/11. I was a junior in High School when the attack happened. I was sitting in Mrs. Ackerman's English Class watching the news and just plain shocked at what was going on.
Grab a box of kleenex before you read it.
I really just want to say how grateful I am to live in a country where Terrorist attacks aren't part of every day life, that I have a safe place to raise my family, and for people who risk their lives to help others.