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Reader comment on item: What I Remember: That Unforgettable Morning

Submitted by S B (United States), Sep 12, 2011 at 23:45

Here in India, it was past evening. I was in college and tried to access cnn.com for the news whose servers were unable to handle the traffic and had crashed.

I didn't understand the implications or motives of the attacks (this was before I began to learn about radical Islam) but I knew the world would never be the same again.

The human dimension of the tragedy became clear only much later, after the TV spectacle of the destruction subsided.

America was a land of dreams to many of us (the American dream being one of promise and endless possibilities). And sadly, that dream died that day.

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