This Sunday is the 15th anniversary of 9-11.As you drive by the Quincy City Hall on Maine Street this weekend, make a special attempt to look at the rusted out and bent television tower that is located in the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Plaza. That rusted out tower sat atop Building #1 of the World Trade Center in New York 15 years ago. It ended up in the rubble of the two towers that collapsed
The memory of 9-11 is fading for most people and that is unfortunate. It is an event that we should never, ever forget. One way to keep that from happening is to remind people of what took place. For people in Quincy and the surrounding area stopping by the 9-11 artifact located in the Quincy City Hall parking lot would go a long way to making sure we never forget the attack on the United States
When I heard about two explosions in Boston during the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon, it brought back flashbacks of 9-11 all over again. Innocent people killed and maimed for no reason at all. It also brought out the anger in me in that I wanted this person (or these persons) to suffer for it, as well. God would not have been proud of me for what I was thinking.
It was September 11th, 2001, eleven years ago today. I bet you can tell me exactly what you were doing when you first heard the news of the attack on the United States. I was on the radio with the TV on in the lobby when I first saw what was happening. I was riveted to the TV.