I've shared this story before.....I took Mark to the airport early that morning. I arrived back home and I turned on the TV. Normally I would have just gone back to bed. I could not believe what I was seeing.
My dad happened to be in town, he was staying with his sister and brother in law, my aunt and uncle. They happen to be late sleepers but I knew they had to see this so I called and woke them up. I will never forget that day.
Mark called me from the plane which was sitting on the runway. He wanted to know if I knew what was going on. Of course I gave him all the details. I'm not sure if I went back to the airport to get him or if he took a cab home.
When I watch older movies I'm always looking for the Twin Towers. I have a small Statue of Liberty from a gift store at the bottom of those building. Adam was there that very summer 2001 and bought it for me.
Of course we visited the 9/11 Memorial when we were in New York in August. With building after building, mile after mile for miles, it it so hard for me to wrap my mind around how those two buildings falling straight down to the ground.
My heart goes out to everyone who lost their loved ones and to those who were there and experienced this horrific attack on America.