September 11 2001 changed everyone’s world regardless of where you lived. I remember waking up that morning without knowing what had happened. When I got to work there was hushed silence and people crying. I thought one of my colleagues must have died.
“Haven’t you seen the news?” they all said in unison to my question of “what’s happened?”
Their explanation, without the TV footage was grim enough but after watching it again and again and again (as many of us did) the enormity of it left me speechless.
While we empathised with those who had been killed and the loss their families suffered we all felt that the world had become a sadder more dangerous place.
This week I went to the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York. A dreary dark rainy day made indoor activities necessary. I think all the tourists in New York made the same decision…
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