It's been sixteen years since 9/11, and what a long sixteen years it has been, too. To think that the Middle East is back in turmoil after all of the 'work' that was done is disheartening.
But on September the 11th, 2001, 343 firemen, including FDNY Chief of Department Peter J. Ganci Jr., were murdered in an unspeakable, shocking act of terror that not only was confined to New York, but Washington DC, and the small town of Shanksville, PA. The world has changed a lot since then.
At 1:46PM, I will observe a two minute's silence, if possible. I do this every year, as the tragedy struck close to my heart. While the video-watching is down, and the books have not been read this year, I won't forget, and WE WILL NEVER FORGET.