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On this day in 2001, I was preparing to attend my college classes when I received a call from my husband. He was on the train, crossing the Manhattan Bridge when he saw the first tower fall. I turned on the news and dashed to my window and saw the second tower ablaze amidst billowing smoke. I still remember how surreal it all seemed. As trite as it sounds, it was like a terrible nightmare. Through initial numbness and confusion came unprecedented fear that gave way to anger and a thirst for justice. Then came the chilling realization that just months earlier I quit my job in the World Trade Center Mall due in large part to a scheduling conflict with my college program.

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