September 11,2001 - September 11,2021 - 20 Years of pain, 20 Years of Tears, 20 Years of Memories

What is day. what’s is special about a day. A Birth, a wedding, a first date, a first kiss
an interview, a promotion, a meeting with the parents after a dating a while, a wedding proposal, a wedding, the birth of your first born, the day your first born goes to school for the first time, graduates school, gets their first job, first car, many firsts…But as of today, September 11,2021, as did on September 11, 2001, 2,977 (and growing…) did not live to see their many firsts

September 11,2001 - September 11,2021 - 20 Years of pain, 20 Years of Tears, 20 Years of Memories


Out of these firsts, will also be the last is what we missed about those firsts we had with these people who were:
A Mother.....
A Father
A Step Mother..
A Step Father..
A Sister..
A Brother..
An Aunt..
An Uncle
A Godmother..
A Godfather..
A Wife..
A Husband..
A Child..
A Friend..
A Neighbor
A Best Friend
A Coworker

September 11,2001 - September 11,2021 - 20 Years of pain, 20 Years of Tears, 20 Years of Memories

What do we miss about these firsts…and Lasts..
a laugh.. which hasn't been heard...
a cry... Which hasn't been seen...
a hug.... Which hasn't been felt...
a smile.. Which hasn't lit up a room...

Time: How long has it been…7,305 days. 20 LONG YEARS.
1043 LONG WEEKS and 4 DAYS!
10,519,200 MINUTES
631,152,000 SECONDS

September 11,2001 - September 11,2021 - 20 Years of pain, 20 Years of Tears, 20 Years of Memories

Time is also when your world
The Entire World stood Still:
8:46
9:03
9:37
9:58
10:28

For my uniformed services folks:
343 - NYFD
23 – NYPD
37 - PAPD
And as metioned: 2,977 people who perished.

September 11,2001 - September 11,2021 - 20 Years of pain, 20 Years of Tears, 20 Years of Memories

Time...
Time to smile..
time to laugh..
time to cry...
time to remember..
time to pause and reflect...

September 11,2001 - September 11,2021 - 20 Years of pain, 20 Years of Tears, 20 Years of Memories

So on this day, which is etched in our memory as it has been for 20 years:
We Remember
A Mother..
A Father..
A Step Mother..
A Step Father..
A Sister..
A Brother..
An Aunt..
An Uncle
A Godmother..
A Godfather..
A Wife..
A Husband..
A Child..
A Friend..
We Never Forget...
Their laugh..
Their cry..
Their hug..
Their smile..
But most..and FAR MOST IMPORTANTLY September 11,2001 – September 11,2021 WE NEVER. EVER WILL FORGET THIS DAY!

September 11,2001 - September 11,2021 - 20 Years of pain, 20 Years of Tears, 20 Years of Memories
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