September 11, 2001. A day in history, not unlike December 7, 1941 (Pearl Harbor) or November 22, 1963 (JFK Assassination).
These are the days of infamy that beg the question: "Where were you?"
We recently put the question out on our Facebook page. "Where were you when the 9/11 attacks started?"
We received a bunch of responses, and have included some of them below.
The responses run the gamut. Many of you were still in school. Some were in the Armed Forces and were instantly put on high alert. Some were involved with work or mundane errands. Some were dealing with other personal tragedies. And many of you desperately wanted to make contact with other loved ones who were on flights or traveling.
We are 21 years on. Never forget.
Where Were You On 9/11?
New Englanders share their stories and memories from September 11, 2001
8 Places the 9/11 Terrorists Were Spotted in Maine
On the anniversary of 9/11, we remember the chilling fact that two of the terrorists came to Maine. In a press release from October 2001
, the FBI detailed the times and locations of Mohammed Atta and Abdulaziz al-Omari on both September 10 and 11, 2001, in Maine before their flight left Portland for Boston.
See 20 Ways America Has Changed Since 9/11
For those of us who lived through 9/11, the day’s events will forever be emblazoned on our consciousnesses, a terrible tragedy we can’t, and won’t, forget. Now, two decades on, Stacker
reflects back on the events of 9/11 and many of the ways the world has changed since then. Using information from news reports, government sources, and research centers, this is a list of 20 aspects of American life that were forever altered by the events of that day. From language to air travel to our handling of immigration and foreign policy, read on to see just how much life in the United States was affected by 9/11.