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I was at my desk at work on the 7th floor of a building in Troy, I kept looking out the window thinking something might try and hit our building, even though it is only 7 floors, it is the highest in the area. It was a terrible day. My College Mentors son was killed in Tower 2 that day. I'll never forget......
 

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I had just started my current job 1 week prior. We didn't have any TV's to see what was going on so I had to keep calling people to get any info I could. This is a very sad time and I am very sorry if anyone here had lost someone close to them!
 

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I was pulling into the Tech center from 12 mile with a colleague wondering why it was taking so long and then we heard on the radio what happened. I remember my heart sinking and when we got in every TV in the building was on.

My Flag is at half mast.

Thank You to all who serve!
 

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I was driving to work, turning from Square Lake on to Crooks. Flipped on Drew & Mike and they were talking about what was going on. Listened in as the second plane hit. When I got to work, those walking in at the same time as me knew what was up, but nobody in the office knew until I told them we were "under attack." Quite an unproductive day. I remained glued to CNN.com for the day and kept my team up to date.
 

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At that time I was working for the VP of Sales and Marketing and walking into our Industrial Design department. A Studio Design informed me that a plane just crashed into one of the towers in New York. I turned to the television and saw it in instant reply. I rushed to the phone an contacted my friend who, at the time worked in New York. Thank God he was safe.
 

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I was at work and a coworker in the building next door called to let me know what was going on. Could not beleive it. They sent us home from work so I got to come home and watch everything unfold on TV. Could not beleive it. Really pissed me off. Then, that night they flew C-130's out of Selfridge and I wondered if life would ever be the same. Life has definately changed for all of us. My wife lost a friend who worked in one of the towers.

Once the planes started flying again a few days later, wasn't it amazing how you started to notice them. Never really looked up before, but when they started flying again it was amazing how noticeable they were. Just an observation.

It made me realize that nothing is gauranteed. Never miss an opportunity to say I love you to those you care about, because we never know when our time will come. Understand we will never get to say goodbye, so if that time comes don't look back and have any regrets. Though your loved ones know you love them, do you show them in special ways and tell them regularly. I know it is tough guys, but it is the little things that count.

On another note, are we suppose to fly the flags at at half mast tomorrow?

I just hope that we never have to experience this again in our lifetimes.

GOD BLESS AMERICA.
 

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I woke up early that day (considering my unemployed status) showered, ate and read the paper. As I contemplated my day, I turned on CNN and sat there in utter disbelief. I thought it was a dream....then the seond plane hit and I saw it live.

Words cannot describe how mad I got.....and I havent forgotten.

God Bless the Heroes and their families.

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I was here at work, listening to Drew & Mike and Howard Stern back and forth.

The weird thing is, about an hour before the first plane hit, we received an envelope package here from Airborne Express (I think it was) and the return address on it was 1 World Trade Center!! I still have the outer envelope with the address on it.
 

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I was at work and heard about the 1st tower being hit. Someone had a van in the parking lot so we turned his TV on and we saw the second plane hit. I just remember being so angry, but not surprised, and then I just cried. We weren't able to leave work, but we really didn't do much for the rest of the day.

Every time I see a jet in the sky, I think of this day. I will never forget and God bless all who lost their lives, their families and who serve our country.
 

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i was at work... working with manana.. when the first plane hit, i went down to his office to tell him~ he was very busy and sorta ignored me (hmmm....)~ to tell you the truth i do not recall ever hearing of the twin towers, so i was not sure how seroius it was. When the second plane hit, we set up a tv at the office and all sat in the conference room in utter disbelief
Many of us cried, while others got mad.
Our neighbors brother was in tower two... guess i should go get a card for her at lunch time today and take it over there.
GOD BLESS!!!
 

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I was at work and heard Drew and Mike talking about it when I turned my machine off for a break.
I went to accounting where they have a tv and got there just in time to see the second crash.
I'll never forget that feeling I had when I saw it.
I'll never forget that day.
I'll never forgive those responsible. (That's up to God)
 

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i was at GM listening to Drew and Mike also,, heard it on the radio and went into another studio where they had the big tv screens showing it live.

went directly home, filled up my tank, bought H20, and watched in horror.

almost left the next morning for new york to help
 

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I was on the computer at home checking my email when I saw the news flash going across the screen. I remember thinking to myself that this was like " War of the Worlds" just somebodies idea of a internet "joke", until I jumped downstairs and saw the awful truth on the tube. My eyes still well up when I realized, We're not in Kansas anymore Toto, our world is changing....
 

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Was sitting in a barber chair getting a haircut in Bad Nauheim Germany. Barber asked me what the heck was going on in America? I asked what he meant. He said that a tornado had blown 2 planes into the world trade center. I looked at him like he was crazy and said that I was sure New York was a no fly zone and that with the sophisticated radars and weather avoidance systems we have that no passenger plane could do that, let alone two. Ran up to my flat and turned on BBC and watched as the first tower came down. Just friggen couldn't believe it. Never felt so alone in all my life. Called the army base and they told us to take standard security measures for americans living in unsecured areas. Low profile, stay home, vary routes to work and ordinary routines, don't dress like americans or speak english if possible. Creeeeppy!! Wanted desperately to hold my kids but they were across the ocean!
 

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Ooops, posted in another thread....Was home watching on tv!

What was eerry was the no flying of commercial/personal aircraft that followed. I remember every time i was outside I found myself looking up at the empty sky and the silence that was there.

God Bless America and the people that support her!
 

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I live close to Selfridge and am pretty used to them flying over the house, the evening of 9/11 a couple of their aircrafts were flying around and I remember it giving me an eerie, nervous, scared feeling.
 
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