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Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of 9/11. I posted this five years ago, about my own experiences with the event. When I wrote this five years ago, I just sat down and poured it out in a couple of hours. Considering I barely even proofread it at the time, I thought about doing a rewrite, but reading it over now I don’t know what I would want to say differently, so here it is again as originally published.
It’s been 15 years, and I’ve almost never talked about it. Sorry about the length, now that I try, I’ve spewed out almost 3000 words, and I still feel like I’m leaving most of it out.