I still remember. Who can forget?

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In 1984, I went to NYC for the first time with some buddies from college.  It was during Spring Break.  I had traveled from a warm climate and I packed as if going to the beach.  When I got to NYC, it was freezing cold out, and all the buildings blocked out most of the sunlight.  I nearly froze to death.  I only had a couple pair of jeans, some short sleeve shirts, a sweatshirt and a jeans jacket.

One of the first things we did after we checked into our hotel was go up to the top of the Empire State building, where I took a couple of photos of the Twin Towers.  I could not have imagined then that terrorists would one day bring them both down.

I was teaching on 9/11.  We were on a short break between periods when  one of my students ran up to…

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