Speech About 9/11

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September 11, 2001 was one of the most tragic moments in our time, innocent lives were lost in a terrorist attack. 19 aggressors working with the Islamic gathering Al-Qaeda seized four flying machines and did suicide strikes against centers in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the World's towers Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane crushed in a field in Pennsylvania. Over 3,000 people were killed in New York, Washington D.C over 400 police officers and firefighters died helping. It was Tuesday morning my mom was getting my sister ready to go to school she was in 1st grade, I was barely 3 weeks old according to my mom. She took my sister to school…show more content…
That day so many people lost their lives small children, adults firefighters and policemen died trying to help all because of some crazy terrorist. I then asked her, what would you have done if we were there? She said what would we have done, we would have tried to get away from there as fast as we could, we might have died. I asked her out of curiosity if we had someone that we knew there she said lucky we didn't. I also asked her if the told my sister what was happening and if they did what did she say or think about it she said they might have told her but she probably didn't understand because she was so young, but she couldn't remember if my sister said anything at that time.She then said they stopped all flights, lots of things didn't work, and people couldn't travel to places no more. My mom also said if you went to other places after the started doing flights again they checked thoroughly through everything because people were scared something could happen again. I asked her if we had anybody in that situation in the airport because we have a big celebration in Mexico celebrating our rancho and it starts around September sometime family members go early, she said yeah there were my cousins Luis, Julio, and my aunt and uncle, she
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